November 27, 2021

a man seriously wounded by bullets while on the toilet, the perpetrators on the run

According to the first elements of the investigation, this man was taken for another. The aggressors are actively sought.

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A man was seriously injured by bullets Monday evening October 4 while he was in the toilet in a restaurant in Meyzieu, near Lyon, in the Rhône, franceinfo learned from a police source on Tuesday. The perpetrators are on the run. The Lyon judicial police are responsible for the investigation.

Monday, around 10:15 p.m., the manager of a kebab on rue Jean Jaurès, in Meyzieu, called the police to report a man shot in his establishment. On site, officials noted that the man had impacts on the abdomen and hip. The victim is immediately taken to hospital in serious condition, but his life is not in danger.

According to the first elements of the investigation, this man was taken for another. It turns out that in front of this kebab restaurant, another man, owner of a Porsche, had just met a customer to whom he could potentially rent his car. The client left for a moment, then returned accompanied by four individuals, some of whom were long gun carriers, who fired several times.

Frightened, the owner of the Porsche took refuge in the restaurant. The armed men followed him there and believed he had taken refuge in the toilet. So they started shooting at the bathroom door and injured the man there, who was foreign to the situation. The owner of the car is unharmed.

The attackers then fled in their car and stealing the Porsche. They are actively sought after.