Officers Surround Reported Address of Man Shot Dead in Police Station Attack Near Barcelona

A man armed with a knife was killed after entering a police station in Cornella, Spain, early Monday, police said.

Mossos d’Esquadra, the police force of Catalonia, said the man entered the station with the intention of harming police officers shortly before 6 am. Local reports said the man shouted “Allahu Akbar” before he was shot dead. Police said an investigation had been launched into the motive of the attack.

This footage shows police outside an address in Cornella where the man involved in the attack was reported to have lived. Credit: Roger Rovira via Storyful