The second largest city in France continues to be marked by violence. A man was shot dead early Monday evening in a deprived district of Marseille, we learned from the police headquarters.
The facts occurred around 8:30 p.m. in the city of Bricarde, in the 15th arrondissement, in the northern districts of the city. According to the daily Provence, the man was 26 years old.
Twelve violent deaths during the summer
Since the beginning of the year, 15 people have died in settlements linked to drug trafficking, according to the latest figures from the police headquarters, including twelve during the summer. Investigators will need to determine whether this new homicide occurred in the context of competition at drug trafficking points.