At least eight people were injured in the shooting during the concert, three critically

Published on Saturday, November 12, 2022 at 07:41

A shooting during a concert in Martinique from Thursday 10 to Friday 11 November injured at least eight people, including six bullets, and three of them between life and death.

Drama during a concert in Martinique that brought together several hundred spectators. During filming, At least eight people were injured, three of them critically. 10 from Thursday night to Friday 11 November, according to the gendarmes.

According to the first element of inquiry, About twenty armed men wearing hoods disembarked At a reception hall in the southern Caribbean island of Riviere-Salé, shots were fired in the direction of one person, injuring several nearby.

“Hooded men got down on motorcycles and forced their way into the room They started shooting and we didn’t understand what was happening”, said on local radio ROI The manager of the room is Daniel Mirza. At least eight people, including six others, were injured by bullets, and three of them were between life and death, according to gendarmes.

“According to the first elements of the investigation, it was not a mass murder than the solution of marks”, General William Waquet, head of Martinique’s gendarmerie, told AFP. After opening fire on the crowd, the armed group opened fire on a motorist who was chasing him on a motorcycle at his car, though without hitting him, a source familiar with the matter said.

The call for witnesses began

Shortly before these two episodes, there was a shooting On another evening, 1,300 people gathered In the commune of Rivière-Salée, according to gendarmes, this first incident probably involved the same group. They have appealed for witnesses to identify the shooters.

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A representative of the state told AFP that police and gendarmes were being called to a meeting around the governor, Jean-Christophe Bouvier. “To examine the mechanisms to be implemented To avoid such incidents (again)”. There is gun violence Strongly advanced in Martinique. Since the beginning of the year, 25 murders have been recorded in the territory, including 20 by firearms.

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