A 37-year-old man was shot dead on Friday evening in the heart of Marseille (Bouches-du-Rhône). It is a likely settlement of accounts, just over 48 hours after almost similar events in another city of Marseille.
The man, "well known to the police for narcotics cases", was shot dead by several 9 mm automatic pistol bullets while driving in a car near the city of Félix-Pyat, the prosecutor said. the Deputy Republic of Marseille, Patrice Ollivier-Maurel, confirming initial information from "La Provence". The daily said he was pronounced dead soon after help arrived.
Ten dead in 2019 in the Bouches-du-Rhône
The shooter (s) are on the run, the investigation has been entrusted to the judicial police. If the track of the settlement of accounts is well confirmed, it would be the seventh of the year in the department, the sixth in Marseille.
The previous settlement of accounts took place overnight from Tuesday to Wednesday, in the city of Frais-Vallon, in the 13th arrondissement. A 19-year-old man was shot dead in the Kalashnikov, also while driving a car. Her 22-year-old passenger was seriously injured.
Ten people died due to settling of accounts in the Bouches-du-Rhône department in 2019, far from the 29 dead in 2016 or the 23 dead in 2018.