Saint-Denis: one dead and two injured during a possible settlement of accounts

The police intervened after being informed of detonations on the public highway and discovered in a street three people wounded by firearms, Wednesday evening. One of them succumbed to her injuries in hospital.

The scene took place on rue du Landy. A man was killed and two people were shot and wounded Wednesday evening in Saint-Denis, BFM Paris learned on Thursday from corroborating sources, confirming information from the website Actu17.

The first calls to 17 were made at 10:07 p.m. They report several gunshot wounds, including one in cardio-respiratory arrest. When crews from the local BAC arrive, they have to disperse a “large crowd gathered in front of a restaurant,” said our source. Reinforcements from BAC 93N then came on site.

The police discovered several people lying on the ground. One of them, aged 20, will succumb to her injuries in hospital, a police source told Agence France-Presse (AFP). The other two victims, aged 19 and 25, were shot in the hand.

An open investigation

An investigation has been opened. It was entrusted to the judicial police of Seine-Saint-Denis. Investigators found two 7.62mm caliber holsters and one 9mm holster at the scene.

After the hearings of several witnesses, the investigations are moving towards the track of a settling of scores against a background of drug trafficking. No arrests have been reported at this stage.

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