The shooting that made Two dead in Montpellier , in a popular neighborhood Saturday night, n ‘ is not the same as settling scores occurred in Marseille and Toulouse, prosecutors said Monday.
“You can not really say whether it is a settling of accounts as is poised to Marseille, “said Patrick Desjardin Monday, prosecutor Deputy Public Prosecutor in Montpellier.
“There is no trap as seen with killers on a motorcycle, there was an altercation between two groups likely amid traffic drugs, “Has he said at a press conference.
Cazeneuve wants to “avoid controversy”
Mayor KVD Philippe Saurel, Sunday invoked the precedents of Toulouse, where two-settling the weapon war took place in 24 hours there about ten days, and Marseille, where gangland background of drug trafficking often make, to demand additional police, saying that his city refuse “to become Chicago . “
On Monday, Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve suggested in a letter to the elected official, to avoid” excess and controversy. ” As “significant” be the case, it “does not characterize” the reality of the crime of Montpellier, who “did not have much to do with the comparisons, like shortcuts, from the history of American prohibition “said the minister, in this letter which AFP has obtained a copy.
A man actively sought
Police is actively seeking a young man suspected of have participated in this double murder where two known justice for drug trafficking men were shot Saturday night in the district Lemasson .
“The man is on the run still not identified, “Gilles said Monday Soulie, director of SRPJ Montpellier, stating that” 20 investigators were working full-time on this investigation flagrant crime “during the same press conference.
Autopsies of the two victims have been ongoing since Monday morning at the Forensic Institute of Montpellier, the prosecutor added assistant prosecutors Montpellier, Patrick Desjardin.