She is presented as a “collateral victim” of a shooting, according to a police source. A 17-year-old girl was killed Thursday after midnight in a shooting in Septèmes-les-Vallons, near Marseille (Bouches-du-Rhône).
According to La Provence, which revealed the information, two individuals fired with Kalashnikovs and a sawed-off shotgun at a Fiat, model 500 car, parked there. The girl was in the back and was allegedly hit by three bullets in the head. The front passenger, a 21-year-old man, was reportedly shot in the shoulder. The driver came out unscathed, according to the regional daily.
“He’s a collateral victim. She was in the back of the vehicle and is not known to the police, ”said a police source. This is the sixth gun victim in the Marseille region in two weeks. The life of the injured front passenger is not in danger. He, on the other hand, is known to the police.
Since the beginning of the year, 14 gunshot deaths have been recorded in the cities of Marseille and its suburbs, including six in settling of scores, according to the latest figures from the judicial police.