OM. What we know about the shooting which targeted three Marseille players

OM. What we know about the shooting which targeted three Marseille players
OM. What we know about the shooting which targeted three Marseille players

Olympique de Marseille missed out on qualifying for the European Cup on the 34th day of Ligue 1 despite their victory on the Le Havre pitch. But OM’s evening turned into a nightmare when the club learned that three of its players: Farid Moumbamgna, Jean Onana and Bamo Meïté were victims of an attempted armed robbery of their vehicle, known as carjacking. .

If at first, Europe 1 indicated that the thugs, before fleeing, had fired several bullets at the cars, The Provence adds that they were not targeting players.

Where did the carjacking take place?

The three OM players were attacked around 4 a.m. reports Europe 1, more precisely in the southern districts of Marseille. If none of the players were injured, the vehicles would have numerous bullet holes. Provence adds, in its edition of this Wednesday, May 22, that the vehicles of the three players followed each other, that of Moumbagna in the lead followed by Onana and Meïté.

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What happened ?

A fourth vehicle then appeared to rush towards the cars. A man then took out a firearm, aiming at the vehicle of Farid Moumbagna, in a state of shock, who ended his journey into a pylon. For his part, Jean Onana could only note the bullet holes in his trunk while Bamo Meïté did not suffer any shots. Provence indicates that the criminals then fled, leaving only an ammunition case on the scene.

What action will be taken by the courts?

In the process, an investigation was quickly opened by the Marseille prosecutor’s office. Justice, through the Brigade for the Repression of Banditry (BRB), then takes into account the “attempts at intentional homicide”. In recent hours, ” a misunderstanding “ is mentioned since the thugs were not necessarily targeting the OM players and would have just been mistaken.

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