Thirteen people were arrested overnight from Monday to Tuesday in Sevran, Aulnay-sous-Bois and Tremblay-en-France (Seine-Saint-Denis) for fires, damage and violence.

This rumble took place after the death of a resident, killed by police fire on Saturday.

Several fires

Quieter than the two previous nights, the evening was marked by several fires in the three municipalities. In total, 11 garbage containers and 4 vehicles were set on fire, and makeshift barricades erected, AFP learned from a police source.

During the night, 13 people, some of whom were in possession of jerry cans or molotov cocktails, were arrested for "willful damage by fire", "participation in a group for violence and damage" and "willful violence against a person holding the 'public authority', civil servants having been targeted, from 7:30 p.m., by projectile fire.

Death of a father of four children

The events follow the death on Saturday of Jean-Paul known as "JP", a resident of the Beaudottes district in Sevran and father of four children.

Around 12:30 p.m., a crew from the Aulnay-sous-Bois anti-crime brigade (BAC) had been asked to track a van reported stolen and tried to check the driver, stopped at a red light on a street in this city. .

"A police officer went up to the driver's window and, in circumstances which remain to be precisely determined, used his weapon - a single shot - as the van suddenly started again", traced Éric Mathais, the public prosecutor of Bobigny, in a press release published on Sunday.

Seriously injured in the left shoulder blade, according to a police source, he died at the end of the afternoon in hospital as a result of his injuries.

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