One dead following shootout in Toulouse

One dead following shootout in Toulouse

The incident took place in the city's Reynerie neighbourhood

Monday, August 7, 2017

An unnamed individual has died of injuries sustained in a shootout in southern France. 

The incident took place in Toulouse, when police were called to the city's southeast Reynerie district. 

The authorities had been alerted by the local residents around midnight in the city.

Local media reports three other people had been injured, but by the time the police had reached the scene, the other people involved in the shooting had fled. 

The incident marks the second time a fatal shootout has occurred in this specific neighbourhood of the city. 

On July 3, a similar incident left one dead and seven wounded.