Shooting in Paris: death toll rises, new details emerge

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Shooting in Paris: the death toll has risen, new details have emerged

The shooter was already known to the police for two assassination attempts.

As a result of the shooting in the Kurdish cultural center and a hairdresser in the center of Paris on December 23, the third person died, the attacker's target is not yet known.

This is reported by AFP and the BBC.

The Paris prosecutor's office informed about the increase in the number of victims.


“Three dead, one person in intensive care and two people with serious injuries,” the department said.

The prosecutor's office also announced that it had opened criminal proceedings into the murder.

< p>Recall that an armed man opened fire in the center of Paris near the Gare de l & # 39; Est station near the Kurdish cultural center and a hairdresser. The police quickly and without resistance detained the 69-year-old suspect along with the weapon.

There is no word yet on the motive or purpose of the shooting. However, according to media reports, the suspect is a French citizen known to police for two assassination attempts.

An eyewitness to the shooting said she heard seven or eight bursts. Another eyewitness said that the street is now full of emergency services, so they had to wait until they could leave.

As for the condition of the victims, all the injured are in serious condition due to serious injuries.

Home Secretary Gérald Darmanin said he was on his way to Paris to visit the scene of the “dramatic shooting”, adding that his thoughts are with the friends and families of the victims.

Recall that in Toronto, eight girls- teenagers charged with murder for fatally stabbing a 59-year-old man.

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