Brit man arrested on attempted murder charge after shooting doorman who refused entry outside Benidorm nightclub

Brit man arrested on attempted murder charge after shooting doorman who refused entry outside Benidorm nightclub

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A BRITISH man has been arrested for attempted homicide after a doorman was shot outside a nightspot in Benidorm’s Little England area.

The 46-year-old was held near the scene of the shooting as he tried to flee in a rented getaway car.

The doorman, a 36-year-old Romanian was rushed to hospital with gunshot wounds to his leg after helping police capture the Brit.

Local reports said the gunman fired at his victim after being refused entry to the unnamed nightspot because he was drunk.

He is understood to have gone to his vehicle to fetch the weapon before returning and shooting the doorman.

The gun has been seized and is being tested to see if it has been used in previous crimes.

The unnamed Brit is expected to appear in court tomorrow or on Friday.

The shooting happened around 1am this morning.

A National Police spokesman confirmed: “A British man aged 46 has been arrested over a shooting outside a nightspot in Benidorm.”

The venue, thought to be a nightclub, has not been named.

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