July 11th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) Two men on a motorcycle opened fire on police officers guarding the home of Costa Rican president, Luis Guillermo Solís in Barrio Escalante shortly after 1 a.m. this morning.
Initial reports indicate that the gunmen fired a “hail of bullets” at police.
One of the police officers was shot in the left leg and taken in stable condition to Hospital Calderón Guardia.
Officers were unable to capture the gunmen, and there are no suspects or clear motive for the shooting at this time.
The Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DIS) and the Judicial Investigation Organization (OIJ) have launched an effort to identify and capture the shooters.