(ANSA) – ROME, JANUARY 19 – A person died following a shooting in the center of Nice during a judicial operation by the French police in which the arrest of two suspects for a murder had to be carried out.
“Something went wrong in a police operation, a policeman opened fire on some people,” prosecutor Xavier Bonhomme told the press, taking stock of the situation.
“We were carrying out an operation – he added – concerning a murder committed on December 24. Suspects had to be stopped. But something went wrong and a policeman opened fire on some people. One wounded died at 12:30. I asked for an internal investigation into the crime of voluntary homicide “.
The prosecutor specified that “the policeman is in custody” and that “no weapons were found on the victim”.
Several people were arrested in the operation and their car is being searched. (HANDLE).
Source From: Ansa