Gunman wounds two at French mosque, suspect later found dead

  28 June 2019    Read: 928
 Gunman wounds two at French mosque, suspect later found dead

A gunman shot and wounded an imam and another person outside a mosque in the western French city of Brest on Thursday, police said, Reuters report. 

The main suspect was later found dead with a bullet wound in his head in an apparent suicide in the nearby town of Guipavas, a police source told Reuters.

Brest Prosecutor Jean-Philippe Recappe said the gunman opened fire as people left the mosque in the city’s Pontanezen neighborhood.

It was not immediately clear why he made the attack, Recappe told Reuters.

 


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