A kalashnikov shootout took place Sunday night in a snack in the rue des Rosier, in the 13th arrondissement of Marseille. A 22-year-old man was killed, and five others were injured, in what the prosecutor describes as "probable settlement of accounts".

A 22-year-old man was killed and five others wounded Sunday night in a city of Marseille, victims of a "likely settlement of accounts," said the prosecutor. Around 9:45 pm Sunday night, in front of a snack in the city of Les Rosiers, in the 13th district of Marseille, the assailants fired a Kalashnikov-type weapon at a parked Volkswagen Golf where three people were, detailed the Attorney Xavier Tarabeux. A total of 28 7.62 cases were found on site.

On board the car, a 22-year-old passenger in the back died. "He was known for his criminal record," said the magistrate, according to which it is a "probable settling of accounts." This is the 11th death in this type of event in the Bouches-du-Rhône since the beginning of the year, including eight in Marseille. This figure is down sharply compared to last year, when 23 people were dead.

Several hospitalized wounded

On Sunday evening, two vehicles in total were hit by bullets, and in addition to the young man who died, five others were injured, several of whom were hospitalized, some of whom went to the hospital, others were taken into custody. charge on site by the firefighters.

According to preliminary information gathered by the specialized investigators of the Marseilles judicial police, in charge of the investigation, the alleged perpetrators were seen in a Renault Mégane. A vehicle corresponding to this report was found, burned, after the fact. The city of Rosiers had already been the scene of an onslaught of violence on September 15, with eight men, aged 22 to 40, shot by wounds in three separate cases.