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France shooting: search for suspect after three police killed

France shooting: search for suspect

Manhunt in progress after gendarmes executed while going to abusive behavior at home episode

Three gendarmes have been shot dead, and a fourth injured, in focal France, while reacting to an abusive behavior at home episode, the inside service has said. A pursuit is in progress for the suspect.

A 48-year-elderly person shot the officials on Tuesday night at a segregated village close to Saint-Just in the Puy-de-Dome area, after police attempted to protect a lady who had taken asylum in a house, as indicated by news channel LCI.

The officials executed were matured 21, 37 and 45, the service said.

The city hall leader of Saint-Just, Fran├žois Chautard, said the episode seemed to have begun with a family contest and that equipped gendarme units were shipped off the scene to clear close by occupants and secure the territory.

One official was lethally shot and another harmed before the speculate put a match to his home. The man later terminated again as fortifications showed up, executing two, the Clermont-Ferrand examiner’s office told AFP.

Firemen went to attempt to control the fire.