A man shot in the middle of the street by two people riding a scooter

A man in his forties was shot and killed in a street in Grenoble on Wednesday afternoon by two hooded people riding a scooter, the prosecution and the police said, adding that the suspects fled. The shooter would be “the rear passenger”.

The assault occurred shortly before 4 p.m. near several businesses in the Abbey district. The 43-year-old victim, who was “gunshot to the neck”, died shortly after, police said, confirming information from Dauphine Libere. “The victim is a priori identified but checks are in progress”, adds for his part the public prosecutor of Grenoble, Eric Vaillant. The investigation was handed over to the federal police.

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