According to the Grenoble public prosecution's office, a man who had just robbed a Seyssinet Pariset (Isere) service station died on Friday, May 27, from injuries he sustained after being shot by a policeman.
According to Eric Vaillant's press release, the facts were discovered in a Total station near the town at 5 p.m. after the suspect had "shot in front of the cashier with a firearm". This was confirmed by information from "Le Dauphine Libere".
"The gendarmes arrived quickly on the scene, and one of them used their weapon, mortally wounding him," added the magistrate. He seized the "research section of the gendarmerie" on this robbery using a weapon and, in parallel, the General Inspectionate of the National Gendarmerie(IGGN) on weapons use by the gendarmerie ".
According to the newspaper, the man's age and possible criminal record were not disclosed. He would have been "transported to the University Hospital (in a desperate condition") and a "large device of the Gendarmerie would have "locked up the entire neighborhood."
It is not known what weapon he used.