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France capturing – Three cops killed and one wounded by gunman

France shooting – Three police officers killed and one wounded by gunman


THREE cops have been shot useless and one other wounded in central France right now.

The cops had rushed to experiences of a home violence incident once they had been gunned down in Puy-de-Dome this morning.

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Cops had rushed to experiences of a home violence incident once they had been gunned down in Puy-de-Dome (inventory picture)[/caption]

Al Jazeera reported the officers had been attempting to rescue a lady simply after midnight once they had been met with a hail of gunfire.

Tragically, three police had been killed. The useless cops had been aged 21, 37 and 45, the French Inside ministry confirmed.

The suspect, believed to be a 48-year-old man, is on the run.

The shooter reportedly set the home on hearth, and continued to shoot at different cops as they arrived on the scene.

The girl managed to flee, searching for refuge on the roof of the home.

An investigating supply mentioned: “Two officers approached a home simply after midnight following an emergency name.”

“A lady was on the roof screaming for assist, and as two gendarmes obtained shut, a person opened hearth, killing one officer immediately. 

“One other was hit within the thigh and rushed to hospital, the place he subsequently died. Extra officers then arrived, and a person set hearth to the home.

“The girl managed to flee, however then there was extra capturing, by which one other gendarme died, and a fourth was wounded.”


The suspect is understood to be concerned in a toddler custody battle along with his spouse, who can be unidentified.

A spokesman for the Clermont-Ferrand prosecutor’s workplace mentioned the shooter was nonetheless on the run.

Officers from France’s elite tactical police unit had been attempting to seize the suspect.