France, 20 year old massacres his family with rifle and katana: 5 dead, including 3 children
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France, 20 year old massacres his family with rifle and katana: 5 dead, including 3 children

It’s in the village of Douvres, in the French Alps, about 50 kilometers east of Lyon. The boy was killed following the raid by the police

Tragedy in the village of Douvres, French Alps, about 50 kilometers east of Lyon and about 100 kilometers west of Geneva. A 20-year-old boy massacred his family with a rifle and a katana, a Japanese sword, then barricaded himself in the house. The police shot him dead.

A 20-year-old killed 5 people with a gun and a katana

According to what is learned, the special forces of the French police were present on the spot since Tuesday evening, but they only intervened today by breaking into the house. The mayor of the country, Christian Limousin, said the boy killed five people, including three children. The identity of the victims has not yet been disclosed. Also unknown is the identity of the 20-year-old who committed this family massacre. According to a witness, the boy worked for a fast food chain in a civic town.

The assault of the police today in the morning

According to initial reconstructions, law enforcement negotiators tried to talk to the boy all night, but there was no response from inside the house. In the morning they launched the assault and killed the 20-year-old who, presumably, tried to resist. According to the mayor, that family had lived in Douvres since July 2020 and would have “started investing in the village”, a small town of a thousand inhabitants in the French Alps. The entire center has been cordoned off since yesterday evening pending the decisive intervention of the police. The investigation into the case is coordinated by the prosecutor of Bourg-en-Bresse, which has not provided further information on the matter.