According to local authorities, the Iranian-born man was apprehended and shot by despised rivals.
Bahram Qassemi, a spokesman for the Iranian Foreign Ministry, confirmed the incident and moved forward According to the Iranian press, the attack was "motivated by personal hostility."
The middle-aged victim survived the assassination attempt and is hospitalized "with a favorable prognosis".
Colonel Babak Namak Shenas, a police spokesman in Tehran, said the attackers apparently used air rifles.
Portuguese Minister confirms attack
"Unfortunately, I confirm that yesterday"
According to Santos Silva, the Iranian official working in the Portuguese Embassy said leaving the embassy near the embassy in an explanation. 500 meters from the complex, "was the victim of an ambush".
"That is, it was probably shot by a person driving a motorcycle, and fortunately, the employee is already home, so the injuries were not serious." Santos Silva, the local police, has already taken care of the incident and is investigating the case. Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi has already confirmed to the Iranian news agency IRNA
"The embassy awaits police information and the completion of the investigation that the attack took place north of Tehran and that the victim, following preliminary investigations and the police report, was a member of the Portuguese diplomatic mission team in Tehran