A shooting in the south of Lille, in France, left three wounded


At least three were injured, including a boy, thought to be aged 14. Fortunately, none of the injuries are life-threatening. The shooter has reportedly fled the scene . Emergency services were deployed in the area. Armed police response sparked fears of terrorism as Europe remains on a high state of alert.Officers found about 10 bullet shells on the scene.The motives behind the shooting are not yet known. Officers remained at the scene. Initial reports suggested that the shooting was a settling of scores among local criminals. Patrick Calvar, who run the DGSI agency – France’s equivalent of MI5 – told a parliamentary committee last month: “Several incidents show us that the candidates for violent action are numerous but that they face logistical problems, especially in acquiring weapons.”


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