Argentina Vice president, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner escaped death by whiskers after a failed assassination attempt.
A gun was pointed at her face but failed to unload as soon as the trigger was pulled twice.
CFK, as popularly known, was outside her residence where supporters gathered to show solidarity as she battles corruption charges.
A 35-year-old man Fernando Andrés Sabag Montiel has been taken into custody.
The suspect, a Brazilian with an Argentine mother, has lived in Argentina since he came to the country in 1993.
Previously arrested in 2021 while carrying a 35cm knife, photos of him show tattoos associated with neo-Nazi groups.
Police found two boxes containing 100 bullets after searching his apartment, investigators informed by La Nación newspaper.
Pope Francis, the Argentine-born head of the Catholic Church, telephoned Fernández de Kirchner after the incident.
She was Argentina’s president from 2007 to 2015, and previously the nation’s First Lady for four years.