Suspected of fatally stabbing a 17-year-old and injuring two others on Wednesday in Moselle, a 22-year-old man was indicted and imprisoned.

The man suspected of having fatally stabbed a 17-year-old on Wednesday and wounded two others during a fight in Fameck, Moselle, was indicted and imprisoned, it was reported here Saturday. parquet of Metz. The 22-year-old has been "indicted for murder and attempted murder and has been imprisoned," Deputy Attorney General Julien Berger told AFP.

Originally, an old litigation with another young

The drama occurred Wednesday in Fameck, a town of 14,000 inhabitants north of Metz. The victim, a 17-year-old teenager with no problems, was stabbed in a fight, while his alleged murderer had obviously come to settle an old dispute with another youth.

According to Fameck's mayor (PS), Michel Liebgott, "there was a first altercation with an exchange of blows" Wednesday early in the afternoon, then the suspect, accompanied by people, left the scene, before to come back a little later. A new brawl then broke out and degenerated when a crowd formed, in which took part the three victims, who then found themselves "collateral victims", said Michel Liebgott Friday.

Another teenager in a worrying state

The deceased teenager, who had an imposing build with his 1.97 m, was someone "who is called upon to calm the game," said the elected. An autopsy of his body is planned in the coming days. According to Republican Lorrain , the other two injured teenagers are still hospitalized. "One (of them) is still in a very worrying state after having undergone a new operation" Friday, while the third "would now be out of danger," writes the daily on Saturday.

Placed in custody, two young people who accompanied the suspect at the time of the tragedy were also released, told AFP Friday night the Prosecutor of Metz. Originally from the nearby town of Uckange, the alleged murderer had fled after the fact, before being questioned without difficulty Friday by the gendarmes.

In order to avoid possible disturbances to public order, "several dozen gendarmes" had been deployed to reinforce Fameck where the only notable incident was the burning of a car on the night of Thursday to Friday, according to the mayor.