Miscellaneous facts. 16-year-old boy stabbed to death in Paris

A 16-year-old boy died overnight from Friday to Saturday from his injuries after a knife fight in Paris.

No arrest at this stage

The facts took place around 9:20 p.m. in the 17th arrondissement, in the northwest of the capital, the prosecution said, confirming information from the Actu17 site.

The police were called “for a fight involving fifteen young people and a notion of knives and other weapons by destination”, according to a police source.

The hypothesis of a “rivalry between bands” is favoured. Hit in the abdomen, the victim, “well known” to the police, died despite the intervention of the emergency services, according to these two sources.

There was “no arrest” at this stage, said a source familiar with the matter.

An open investigation

An investigation for intentional homicide in an organized gang has been opened and entrusted to the criminal brigade of the Parisian judicial police, said the Paris prosecutor’s office.

“Very serious, dramatic and criminal event on Boulevard Berthier where I went this evening: a 16-year-old teenager from the neighborhood was fatally stabbed by a gang. We are heartbroken, ”commented the mayor (LR) of the 17th arrondissement of Paris, Geoffroy Boulard.


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