After the death of two people, including a ten-year-old boy, in a context of drug trafficking, the city of Gard was once again the scene of violence this weekend.
A shooting left another wounded in Nimes, the night from Saturday to Sunday. The events took place in the city of Mas de Mingue, the scene of trafficking and habitual violence. It was around 2:15 a.m. when shots were heard in the street. According free lunchthese shots would emanate “heavy weapons.” “Several casings were found at the scene”confirms a police source Figaro. According to our information, the life of the victim, a minor, is not in danger. The investigation was turned over to the federal police.
A little earlier, around 7:15 p.m., near the La Coupole shopping center, a stone’s throw from Maison Carrée in the city center, a 15-year-old pedestrian was stabbed in the throat. Once again, his life is not in danger. Two motorcyclists fled quickly. The investigation here was entrusted to the Nimes police station.
The two cases, which cannot be linked to each other, illustrate a climate of latent violence in French Rome in a context of drug trafficking. This week, Monday and Thursday, two people died in the Pissevin district. Among the victims: Fayed, a 10-year-old boy “collateral victim of drug use”Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin told RTL on Friday before traveling to Nimes, where members of the CRS8, a unit specializing in the fight against urban violence, are deployed. The Minister also announced the arrival of a CRS company until the end of the year in the Gard.