CONTINUED The hypothesis of a clash between rival gangs was quickly the preferred lead by investigators
A police officer, August 25, 2019, in Paris. — Clément Follain/20 Minutes
Six people, including five minors, suspected of being involved in the fight at the knife which cost life last Friday at; Paris to; a 16-year-old teenager, were placed in custody on Wednesday. view, we learned from the Paris prosecutor's office. “Measures are still ongoing” Wednesday evening, clarified; the prosecution.
Among the suspects, at least three were arrested at their home by the criminal brigade, in charge of the case, and at least two others presented themselves voluntarily to the investigators, specified a source familiar with the matter, confirming information from the Parisian.
The victim, stabbed at abdomen, died at the hospital from his injuries despite the intervention of the emergency services, had indicated to AFP a police source. She was “well known” police services, according to a source familiar with the matter.
A cell dedicated to monitoring rival gangs
The hypothesis of a confrontation between rival gangs, in particular those of the Porte d’Asnières and the Porte de Saint-Ouen, was quickly dispelled. the track preferred by investigators.
Police strength has been increased. reinforced in this district after this tragedy, the request of the prefect of police Laurent Nuñz, to “avoid a ''return match''”. The police headquarters, via a dedicated cell, monitors 45 gangs in the Paris area, including 17 in the Paris region. Paris.