A gendarme shot a man with a knife on Friday in Rambervillers in the Vosges and the victim was still in hospital on Sunday, the public prosecutor of Épinal told AFP.
The injured person is still hospitalized, his vital prognosis is not engaged
," said the prosecutor, Frédéric Nahon, confirming information from Vosges Matin.
According to this daily, the facts occurred on Friday evening during an intervention involving two gendarmes.
A drunken man tried to stab one of the soldiers who responded by shooting his assailant.
The Saint-Dié-des-Vosges research brigade is responsible for carrying out investigations to determine the exact course of events.