a 23-year-old man shot dead in the Minguettes district

Wounded by bullets, the young man did not survive his injuries.

Three days after the shooting in Lyon, in which a man died and three were injured, new tragedy in Vénissieux. A man was shot dead on Friday evening in the Minguettes market square, BFM Lyon learned, confirming information from the Progress.

The incident took place around 10:30 p.m. The police are called for shots, at the corner of rue Monmousseau and rue du president Édouard-Herriot. On the spot, they do not discover any victim, but they note the presence of blood on the public highway, specifies AFP.

Several people present spoke of shootings and indicated that a person had been transported to the hospital of Vénissieux. Wounded by bullet, the young man of 23 years, did not survive his wounds.

An open investigation

For the time being, the victim has not been identified, the Lyon prosecutor’s office told AFP.

An investigation was opened for “intentional homicide”. It is entrusted to the judicial police of Lyon “will have to determine the reasons and circumstances of the passage to the act”, he adds.

Two weeks ago, while they were at a barbecue in Averroès Square, three men were shot and wounded in the Duchère district of Lyon.

Victoria Solano and Solenne Bertrand