Investigation opened after the shooting of a man in the 20th arrondissement in Paris

Investigation opened after the shooting of a man in the 20th arrondissement in Paris
Investigation opened after the shooting of a man in the 20th arrondissement in Paris

According to initial testimonies, he had an altercation with another man in front of a bar in the 20th arrondissement. The individual allegedly fired several shots before fleeing on a scooter. The victim, manager of a hair salon, did not survive his injuries.

A gun murder in broad daylight

It was 3 p.m. last Wednesday when the tragedy occurred. The PS mayor of this district, Éric Pliez, will explain to our colleagues from Le Parisien that it is “a priori a dispute”. And to add that “two men who discuss, come to blows and one who pulls out a weapon. There were three shots, the firefighters couldn’t do anything. There are witnesses, people who were leaning on the terrace, the hairdressers, a lot of people.” The victim, who would have turned 30 next Sunday, was hit by two bullets: one in the cheek and one in the trachea. According to initial reports, the two men were having a drink together at Vieux Belleville, a well-known bar in the neighborhood.

The hairdresser didn’t die right away

Still according to witnesses, the thirty-year-old tried to take refuge in the bar’s kitchen. A pharmacist, also a customer, tried to provide him with first aid but without success. A neighbor will recount what she saw: “I saw people running, I thought I heard firecrackers,” she said. The person shot Chris, that’s what they call him here. He just became a dad. 9 month old twins, poor guy. “There was nothing wrong with this show.” And added that the shooter had been recognized by witnesses before fleeing on a scooter. The Paris public prosecutor’s office opened an investigation and referred the matter to the 2nd judicial police district. The first investigations are heading towards a settling of scores, the origin of which would be a commercial dispute. According to a police Source, the victim would not be directly involved but rather one of his relatives.

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