0 C
Lagos, NG
21st May 2022
WORLD NEWS

Marseille Knife Attacker Killed By Police

Marseille Knife Attacker Killed By Police
Marseille Knife Attacker Killed By Police

Marseille knife attacker has been killed by French Police, after he threatened them with a knife at a store at the 11th arrondissement of the city. Two investigations have been opened, including one at the IGPN, AFP reports.

According to the report by BFM which was quoting a Police source, stated that the Marseille knife attacker was armed with a kitchen knife and although investigations are still on, the incident happened on Wednesday at the 11th arrondissement of Marseille, near the Cultura de la Valentine store.

Aged about fifty, the man was threatening the Police when they wanted to control him in the shopping centre. He rushed towards them with his knife. After a warning, the police used their weapon and touched the individual, a police source told BFM.

The emergency services carried out a cardiac massage but the man died. It is currently being identified.

Psychological aid device

Four fire engines and a dozen police cars went to the scene. Employees of the Cultura store were held in a security perimeter for the purposes of the investigation. A psychological aid device was activated for the witnesses present.

On Twitter, Interior Minister GĂ©rald Darmanin thanked the “brave police officers who neutralized a threatening individual, armed with a knife, in a commercial area in Marseille”. He said no other injuries were reported.

Open investigations

An investigation into the counts of attempted homicide on a person holding public authority has been opened by the prosecution of the Marseille judicial court and entrusted to the judicial police, the Marseille prosecution told BFMTV.

A second investigation for intentional homicide has been opened with the IGPN to determine the conditions of the shootings

Related posts

Kelli Tennant files a sexual assault lawsuit against Luke Walton

yellowdanfo

Paul Heller ‘Withnail & I’ Producer Dies At 93

yellowdanfo

50 Cent drags Rotimi, tells the Power star to pay up his $300k debt

yellowdanfo

PHOTO: English FA To Sell Wembley For $800m

yellowdanfo

Johnny Depp Loses Bid To Appeal Libel Case Ruling

yellowdanfo

Green Insurance Sticker On The Way Out – Reports

yellowdanfo

New Zealand Mosque Attack: Survivors Face Gunman In Court

yellowdanfo

Kobe Bryant’s Widow Vanessa Reveals New Nike Deal

yellowdanfo

Young Dolph Shot And Killed In Memphis

yellowdanfo

Chris Cuomo’s Book Release Cancelled After Scandal

yellowdanfo

Leave a Comment