Police kill man with Kalashnikov in French metropolis – media — RT World Information

A person reportedly carrying a Kalashnikov rifle was shot lifeless by police in downtown Grenoble after he allegedly pointed his weapon at officers on Thursday, native media retailers have revealed. 

Police had been known as to the scene by studies of two males using a scooter, one carrying a protracted weapon. Once they arrived, the armed man supposedly “began to level his weapon” of their course. The officers – a part of the Brigade anti-Criminalité – fired twice, hitting him within the chest and killing him whereas reportedly leaving the second man unhurt.

The driving force of the scooter was reportedly sporting a bulletproof vest. A police supply advised AFP the incident was unrelated to terrorism, as a substitute suggesting it was a matter of frequent legislation.

The incident happened round 6pm exterior a put up workplace on the Place d’Apvril in Grenoble city-center, based on native media retailers. 

The ambiance on the scene was stated to be tense, with the 24-year-old sufferer’s household having arrived. They reportedly hail from Turkey and had lower ties with him after he was arrested and served time for theft. Quite a few law enforcement officials had been on the scene to maintain residents and different onlookers at bay. 

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