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Marseille: a young man shot dead overnight


This is the ninth in Marseille since the beginning of the year, most against a backdrop of drug trafficking.

A man in his twenties was shot dead overnight from Wednesday to Thursday in a popular district in the center of Marseille, we learned from police sources and from firefighters, confirming information of Provence.

Wednesday shortly before midnight, "

we intervened for a victim by bullets rue Pottier

", in the 3rd arrondissement of Marseille, near the port district of La Joliette, specified the Marseille firefighters to AFP.

“Nine bullet holes”

The victim, a young man who had "

nine bullet holes

", was in cardio-respiratory arrest when help arrived and could never be revived, according to the same source.

No information was yet available Thursday morning on the identity of the victim and on his possible criminal record.

Read alsoMarseille: a man shot in the head, sixth homicide since the start of the year

According to an AFP count, this gunshot homicide is the ninth in Marseille since the beginning of the year, most against a backdrop of drug trafficking, in these cities of the working-class neighborhoods of the second city of France plagued by poverty. , unemployment and therefore drugs.

In this same 3rd arrondissement, a young man in his twenties had lost his life on January 21, cited Fonscolombes.

Source: lefigaro

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