Louis de Raguenel 4:16 p.m., October 05, 2022

This Wednesday, Europe 1 reveals the profile of the individual who shot at the police on the night of Tuesday to Wednesday in Grenoble.

It all started with a refusal to comply which led to a chase between the police and the man in question.

The latter's 18-year-old passenger was shot dead.

An individual very unfavorably known to the police.

This Wednesday, Europe 1 unveils the profile of the man who fired several times in the direction of the police vehicle which was chasing him following a refusal to comply.

The facts occurred in Grenoble and led to the death of an 18-year-old girl, shot dead during this chase and who occupied the passenger seat in the fugitive's vehicle. 

Named Kaouass, the man prosecuted had notably been indicted and then imprisoned on June 21, 2012 in Carpentras in the Vaucluse.

He was then involved in a series of attempted homicides with firearms against a background of local drug trafficking.

On two occasions, police officers who wanted to intervene had been fired upon without being injured.

Sentenced to eight years in prison by the Carpentras Criminal Court, he was released on March 8, 2021.

An arrest warrant issued against him in April 2022 

Kaouass is also wanted under an arrest warrant issued on April 28, 2022 by the Bourgoin-Jallieu prosecution concerning the execution of a one-year sentence for acts of contempt of person. authority, rebellion and the carrying of a prohibited weapon.



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He is also the subject of a search warrant issued on May 9, 2022 by the same jurisdiction for acts of carrying a knife, violence, transporting a category B weapon and receiving property from a theft, committed in August and November 2021.