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Toulouse: a man injured in the leg during a shooting this Saturday evening, in the district of Izards

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A new shooting broke out this Saturday evening in Toulouse. A 29-year-old man was hit in the leg by at least one bullet. He was taken care of by the SMUR and the firefighters.

For the second time in two weeks, the Izards district was the scene of a shootout. A 29-year-old man was targeted this Saturday evening, around 9:30 p.m.

According to several witnesses, the facts took place on rue Ernest-Renan, at least one individual appeared equipped with a handgun and opened fire. The victim was a priori on a scooter when she was targeted, she was hit in the leg, at the level of the tibia. The suspect then allegedly stole the victim’s two-wheeler to escape. The injured was taken care of by the SMUR and the firefighters, who moved quickly. Its vital prognosis is not engaged.

Four shootings in two weeks

The police have established a security perimeter, while waiting for the forensic experts to finish their meticulous work. Is this a new settling of scores linked to drug trafficking? A scooter theft that got out of hand? It is too early to tell. Police officers are in charge of the investigations, which are only just beginning.

On August 11, a 20-year-old man was fatally shot in the same neighborhood. Since then, several shootings have taken place in the Pradettes district but also in the city of Bourbaki. These three cases have a priori no link.

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