MADRID (AP) — A man attacked officers with a knife at a police station in Barcelona on Monday and was gunned down, police in the Spanish city said.
The attacked occurred just before 6 a.m. (0400 GMT) in the Cornella district on the outskirts of the city, local police said in a tweet.
Police said the man "intended to attack police officers."
They did not say whether the attacker was killed, but a short time after the incident a wrapped-up body was taken out of the police station on a stretcher and placed in a mortuary van.
Police provided no further details about the incident but said an investigation was launched and a news conference would be held later in the morning.