A 22-year-old man was shot and killed on the night of Saturday January 18 to Sunday January 19 in a street in the 14th arrondissement of Marseille, the prosecution said. The account settlement track is “preferred“.
The victim was killed with a Kalashnikov-type weapon while leaving a restaurant, said the prosecutor of the Republic of Marseille Xavier Tarabeux, confirming an information from the newspaper Provence.
“The account settlement track is preferred“, he added. Twelve sockets were found on the ground indicates the regional daily. A police source told Provence that the name of the victim is not known for cases related to drug trafficking.
If the thesis of the settlement of accounts is confirmed, it would be the first death of the year linked to a settlement of accounts around the trafficking of narcotic products in the Marseille region. In 2019, ten men were killed for this reason, according to a count of the police prefecture.