A man came in armed Friday morning through a side door in the court of appeal of Nîmes, where he committed suicide at around 8: 20 p.m., indicated to the Agence France-Presse the prosecutor the Republic of Nîmes Eric Maurel. The man, who has not been identified at this stage, is entered by a door located in the street of aqua Regia and then is mounted in the services of the court of appeal, where he discussed with several officials, said Eric Maurel. It is then dropped back to the lobby before going to "give death" to the vicinity of the court of assizes of Nimes, he added.
At this stage, the motives of this man are unknown, a survey to search for the cause of death has been entrusted to the departmental directorate of public safety of the city of Nîmes, has added the attorney. Around 10: 30, the whole neighborhood of the palace of justice, located in the heart of Nîmes, near the Bullring, was still buckled and the courts behind, found a correspondent of the Agence France-Presse. Deminers were expected on the spot because the man would have left a bag in the precincts of the court.
For his part, BFM TV says that the man in question was carrying a weapon long. Midi libre, for its part, cites a source according to which the man had ammunition.Updated Date: 12 June 2020, 05:33