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a madman surrendered, wounded by the gendarmes after having shot them


This 45-year-old man was entrenched Saturday evening at his home in Lanobre, equipped with a hunting rifle. He was injured in an arm and a leg as the gendarmes responded to his shots. He eventually surrendered overnight and was hospitalized.

A man who had entrenched himself at his home Saturday evening in Cantal went in the night, after firing on the gendarmes who injured him while retaliating, we learned Sunday from them. No one was injured among the police, according to the same source confirming information tweeted by a journalist from the regional daily The mountain. The intervention group of the national gendarmerie (GIGN) had been called in as reinforcements.

According to the Auvergne newspaper, this 45-year-old man had taken refuge in his home in Lanobre, in the north of the department, and was armed with a hunting rifle. The first negotiations were unsuccessful, the madman firing several times even leaving his home during the evening to target the gendarmes who then retaliated. “He was injured but we did not know because he had shut himself up in his home. We discovered him afterwards,” said the gendarmerie. Hit in an arm and a leg, he was hospitalized.

“He wanted to ‘make the headlines on Sunday morning”

The mayor of the commune had indicated to The mountain that the madman, “determined” and who would live a difficult separation, wanted “to make the headlines on Sunday morning”. An investigation is underway. In December, a man entrenched in the Puy-de-Dôme had killed three gendarmes by shooting at them, before being found dead. In January, another had been killed in Savoy by GIGN gendarmes after having shot them.



Source site www.europe1.fr

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