The condition of the suspect, hospitalized in Bordeaux, had been improving for a few days.

The former soldier Terry Dupin, seriously injured in the throat during his arrest on May 31 in the Dordogne after a long hunt after the assault of his ex-companion, was placed in police custody on Wednesday , announced Thursday the Perigueux prosecutor's office.

Two investigations were opened against him, one for violence against his ex-partner and attempted assassination on her partner, the other for attempted assassinations on persons holding public authority.

Hit in the throat by a retaliatory shot

On May 30, the young man, heavily armed, fled into a wooded and difficult to access area of ​​Lardin-Saint-Lazare after assaulting his former companion at home and shooting her friend, without reach it.

Already convicted four times for violence against his ex-spouse, he had been provided in early May with an electronic bracelet intended to prevent him from accessing the perimeter of the residence of his ex-partner.

He was seriously injured during his arrest 36 hours later, hit in the throat by a retaliatory shot from the GIGN gendarmes on whom he had fired several times.

The operations to find this man had mobilized more than 300 gendarmes and members of the GIGN supported by helicopters and armored vehicles.


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