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A woman was killed by firearm Friday in the street in Saint-Quentin (Aisne) and her ex-spouse was placed in police custody, we learned from the prosecution.

Around 4 pm, this woman would have received "between two and four" shots according to witnesses, she died "as a result of her injuries," reported the Saint-Quentin prosecution, confirming information from Aisne Nouvelle .

Placed in police custody

The man, 46, was arrested two hours later. Injured by the firearm, he was placed in police custody and transported to the hospital.

An investigation has been opened for "murder of a spouse" and an autopsy should take place in the coming days.


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