A man who shot near a church in Lyon was detained. This is reported by the French edition Lyonmag.
The suspect was identified while in a kebab shop and was arrested on Drum Street in the 3rd arrondissement. According to the newspaper, no weapons were found with him.
The prosecutor’s office in Lyon has launched an investigation into the attempted murder of a priest. City law enforcement officers are in close contact with the anti-terrorist unit of the French prosecutor’s office. They also noted that at the moment, none of the versions about the motives of the incident is ruled out.
An attack near a Greek church in Lyon occurred on October 31, when a priest was closing the church. The attacker shot him twice with a hunting rifle and then fled. As a result, the priest was seriously injured.