<- Hard dé e: 0.030652046203613 sec -> A man who had just stolen a vehicle near Marseille (Bouches-du-Rhône), was shot dead by police after a chase, Sunday night, shortly after 20 o’clock.
“Around 7:10 p.m., an armed and extremely determined individual” shines a vehicle in Port de Bouc, about forty kilometers west of Marseille, near Fos-sur-Mer, said Public Security Marseille .
The man, 37 years old and “very unfavorably known” police, then spotted by police on his arrival in Marseille. When they try to intercept Ci near the city Consolat (15th arrondissement), the perpetrator opened fire and the police retaliated in turn. To flee, the man does not hesitate to roll over an official of the BAC, injuring critically wounded, the source said.
A pass hit by shrapnel from a bullet
The thief then continued by bikers and police cars to the Estaque (16th arrondissement). This popular neighborhood northwest of Marseille, where the filmmaker Robert Guédiguian turned his films and lived where many painters, is frequented by many tourists. At the entrance of the neighborhood, the robber fled again opened fire on the police. These Ci replicate and then fatally injured by several bullets.
At the entrance of the village of L’Estaque, to 22 hours, many police and CRS were still deployed at the scene of the shooting. According to information from Provence, confirmed by public safety, a full 39 years was reached by the flash of a shot and taken to the Northern Hospital. She’s out of danger.
Sunday just before midnight, the injured officer was in stable condition, according to a source close to the investigation. He suffered multiple fractures and damage to the spleen, but had not bleeding and had to be operated on Monday, adds the same source: “The car passed him, it is a miracle … “
Public Security praised” the tremendous poise and responsiveness “of forces facing an extremely dangerous man”. ” Prosecutors in Marseille, meanwhile, merely confirmed Sunday night death of a person and the fact that a police officer was critically wounded.
“A guerrilla street”
PS MP Henry Jibrayel, went there Sunday night. He pointed out that the time, “people were on the pavement cafes.” “It was a late quiet weekend when was this guerrilla street,” he told AFP.
“Huge resources have been made by the government, but there is always the issue of weapons in circulation and clashes between youths and security forces,” says the elected Marseille.
“We must be vigilant,” said Henri Jibrayel yet. “It was like being in an American film, the city did not need that.”
Marseille in the Bouches-du-Rhone, 15 people were killed in such circumstances since the beginning of the year