The death toll from the Paris shooting has risen to three: This is what the Paris Prosecutor, Laure Pékouaou, immediately reported to the press. At least three wounded. French police sources said that a man was arrested after that. Shots were fired in central Paris shortly before noon. The events took place on Rue Dinghin, in the 10th arrondissement of the French capital. A 69-year-old French national was arrested.
Le Parisien wrote that the shooting “took place at the Kurdish cultural center Ahmet Kaya, at 16 Rue Dinghin”. Meanwhile, people are shocked. Seven, eight, shooting in the street, It was a complete panic. “We were locked inside,” a local shopkeeper told AFP.
Paris police invite citizens and tourists to Sector Avoidance shooting scene On Rue Dinghin, in the 10th arrondissement of the French capital. In a message posted on Twitter, the police asked for “rescue services to be allowed to intervene” in the area.
Two of the injured are in very serious condition.
The judges opened an investigation into “premeditated murder, premeditated murder and aggravated violence,” according to what the BFMTV agency quoted from the Paris Public Prosecutor’s Office. “A 69-year-old man has been arrested and taken into custody,” the public prosecutor said.
The alleged perpetrator is of French nationality, Le Parisien writes, confirming that the man arrested by the police is 69 years old. According to the newspaper, he will be “retired from the SNCF”, the French railway company, where he worked as a “captain”. He has a criminal record. According to information collected by BFMTV, he was actually investigated last year for attempted murder after he attacked a migrant camp in Paris armed with a sword.
“Thank you to the forces of order for the decisive intervention this morning during the terrible attack in the 10th arrondissement. An idea for the victims and their families. We stand by them. A psychiatric cell will be opened in the town hall of the 10th arrondissement. “: he wrote in the tweet of the Mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo.
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