A very violent scene took place in Lyon, in the early evening on Thursday.
According to Le Progrès, a man was shot dead in the middle of the street, in the city's 3rd arrondissement, around 8 p.m.
He was a passenger in a car at the rue de la Balme stop, near Chambovet Park, when he was reached.
Died on arrival at the hospital
According to the local daily, the victim, quickly taken care of by the emergency services, died on arrival at the hospital.
The man is said to be around thirty years old, reports Lyon Mag.
An investigation was opened and the judicial police went to the site.
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In recent months, the Lyon metropolis has been rocked by several gunshot killings.
At the beginning of June, a man was shot dead in Vénissieux, a little further south of the Montchat district where the tragedy of this Thursday took place.
At the end of April, it was in Vaulx-en-Velin, north-east of Chambovet Park, that a man was shot dead while on his way to his parents.
The investigation then leaned towards a settling of scores, specified Le Progrès.