The case dates back to Saturday night in the seventh arrondissement of
Lyon. The officer wearing reflective safety vest with reflective fabric who opened fire had acted in "self-defense
It does now little doubt the police officer who shot a man 42 years
Saturday night in the seventh arrondissement of Lyon has acted in
"self-defense of others." As a reminder, at the material time, the
forties was beating violently and repeatedly his mother, aged 71.
Alerted by neighbors, police tried unsuccessfully to open the door to
this apartment on Rue Saint-Jerome. Walking around the building, the security
forces have however been able to perceive the seriousness of looking under a
metal curtain. One of the five officers on site then attempted to use a taser
Taser kind to neutralize the aggressor, but without success. The officer then
drew his gun and fired two shots.
Addict and schizophrenic
Hit, the man continued to hound her mother, and finally collapsed in the
fourth shot. The forties had serious psychiatric history and had recently
stayed at Vinatier. His mother, hospitalized (21 days ITT) has even described
as a drug addict and schizophrenic.
On Monday, in comments reported by the newspaper Le Progres, the County
Director of Public Safety of the Rhone, Albert Doutre, wearing his reflective uniform claimed to have
"belief" that the police "acted in accordance with the need to
rescue a person in Danger ", ensuring the passage policeman opened fire
from his" support "his" opinion "and" trust. "