17-year-old teenager shot dead, wanted shooter

17-year-old teenager shot dead, wanted shooter

The victim was at the foot of a building bar at the time of the fatal shooting. A person has been arrested, but he is not believed to be the alleged active shooter.

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The Parisian

A teenager was shot dead on Sunday in Besançon (Doubs), in the Planoise district. According to information from East Republican, he was allegedly shot at close range with a single shot. The emergency services tried to revive the victim, to no avail. She is said to have died before arriving at the hospital.

The deceased young man, known to the police, was shot in the chest while at the foot of a building bar, said Besançon prosecutor Alexia Marquis. The latter said that a person had been arrested, but it was not the alleged shooter, still actively sought.

The circumstances of this drama remain to be clarified. The Doubs departmental security and the judicial police were responsible for the investigation.

It is unclear whether this case has any connection to the recent shootings in the neighborhood these last months.

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