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Paris: police kill man armed with butcher blade

Police shot dead a man carrying a butcher's blade in the 19th arrondissement of Paris on February 17 around 3 a.m.

It was 3 a.m. this Saturday, February 17, when an armed man attacked him. of a chopper was used youé by the police. The events took place in the 19th arrondissement. According to Le Parisien, the man was of Sudanese origin and was 40 years old. Near a tram station, the man asks for a light. a passer-by, becomes violent, and begins to attack; spit. That's when he takes out a chopper. The second man steps back and asks for help. an RATP agent. Both call the police. 

The Anti-Crime Brigade (BAC) arrives, asks à the man to drop his weapon, which he does not do. He then takes out a Koranic book and threatens the police with his butcher's blade. The police try to neutralize him with their pistols à electrical impulse. The latter had "no effect" on the suspect, according to a source reported by Le Parisien. It was then that the police opened fire and fired 22 times. 7 bullets hit the armed man. After several cardiac massages and the arrival of the firefighters, the suspect was finally declared guilty. death. 

Two open investigations

Two investigations were carried out opened by the Paris prosecutor's office. One for violence with weapons against the police, the other on the circumstances of the death of this forty-year-old, unknown to Justice. The latter will be carried out by the general inspection of the national police (IGPN). The police's pedestrian cameras filmed the incident. the whole scene.

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