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Music Festival in Paris: two soldiers involved in a knife attack ? What we know

After a fight in the 14th arrondissement of Paris this Friday, one person was seriously injured, but his life has not been in danger since midday. Four individuals are in custody, including two soldiers.

On Friday, June 21, at around two o'clock in the morning, on the sidelines of the Fête de la Musique, a man was seriously injured with a knife during a fight, Agence France Presse (AFP) learned from a police source. In total, six people were involved in this fight. The seriously injured man was taken to a Parisian hospital. That same evening, his life was in danger, which is no longer the case since Saturday noon. The four other victims are more lightly injured.

An investigation opened for “attempted voluntary homicide”

The events took place in the 14th arrondissement of Paris, at rue Didot, in front of a building. Four people are on guard à sight and an investigation for "attempted homicide" was é entrusted to the 14th arrondissement police station" of the capital specifies, today, the Paris prosecutor. "Investigations are continuing in order to determine the exact course of events and the degree of the crime. involvement of each of those involved" specifies the parquet.

A soldier allegedly used a knife

Friday evening, the police were called to a fight on the public highway. Five people, injured, were evacuated by firefighters. According to the first elements of the investigation, two soldiers allegedly approached the gunman. a woman, before the situation escalates. An altercation took place with this woman's companion and a friend. "One of the soldiers then took out a knife" and injured "several people" indicates this same source to the AFP.

The two soldiers were killed. arrested for intentional violence with a knife. The companion's friend as well as a fourth person were also arrested. conduits à the police hotel on avenue du Maine, in the 14th arrondissement. All were é placed in custody view.

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116