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France: Man who matches description of Lyon attack suspect arrested in kebab shop02:30

France: Man who matches description of Lyon attack suspect arrested in kebab shop

France, Lyon
October 31, 2020 at 22:38 GMT +00:00 · Published

A man who reportedly matches the description of the gunman who shot an Orthodox priest in Lyon has been arrested in a kebab shop on Saturday.

The arrested man was not carrying a weapon, and police are continuing to carry out a thorough investigation to see if he is the suspect.

Footage shows police at the scene of the attack and the kebab shop in Baraban street where the suspect was arrested.

The perpetrator fled the scene, having shot the priest, reportedly with a sawn-off shotgun. The priest was seriously wounded, but receiving medical care according to police.

The motive for the attack is still unclear. Police have not declared the incident as 'terrorism.'

France: Man who matches description of Lyon attack suspect arrested in kebab shop02:30
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A man who reportedly matches the description of the gunman who shot an Orthodox priest in Lyon has been arrested in a kebab shop on Saturday.

The arrested man was not carrying a weapon, and police are continuing to carry out a thorough investigation to see if he is the suspect.

Footage shows police at the scene of the attack and the kebab shop in Baraban street where the suspect was arrested.

The perpetrator fled the scene, having shot the priest, reportedly with a sawn-off shotgun. The priest was seriously wounded, but receiving medical care according to police.

The motive for the attack is still unclear. Police have not declared the incident as 'terrorism.'

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