In Paris, a man shot dead near a bar in the 20th arrondissement, what we know

In Paris, a man shot dead near a bar in the 20th arrondissement, what we know
In Paris, a man shot dead near a bar in the 20th arrondissement, what we know
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THOMAS SAMSON / AFP A man was shot and killed this Wednesday, May 15, at a bar in the 20th arrondissement of Paris. (Illustrative photo)

THOMAS SAMSON / AFP

A man was shot and killed this Wednesday, May 15, at a bar in the 20th arrondissement of Paris. (Illustrative photo)

MISCELLANEOUS FACTS – A drama in the heart of Paris. A man was shot and killed this Wednesday, May 15 at a bar, rue des Envierges, in the 20th arrondissement of the capital. The events took place around 3:30 p.m. The perpetrator of the shooting fled on a scooter, AFP learned from a Source close to the case.

The man, seriously injured by the shooting before dying of his wounds, was a trader in the neighborhood, indicates an elected official from the 20th arrondissement in Parisian. He was allegedly involved in a fight with the shooter.

A woman who was near the bar was also injured by shards of glass, according to this same Source to our colleagues.

“A bullet went through one of the restaurant’s windows”

A security perimeter has been set up in this street where there are several bars and restaurants, near Belleville park, noted an AFP journalist.

“I heard two shots, everyone went inside”told AFP a young cook who requested anonymity and works in a restaurant on the street. “I saw a man with a gun who shot another man, then he got on a motorcycle and drove off. »

“A bullet went through one of the restaurant’s windows”, he added. According to him, the victim was hit at the level of “ribs”.

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