3 people wounded after gunman opens fire at metro station in Lille, France

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At least three people, including a minor, have apparently been injured in the city of Lille after a gunman opened fire near the central Porte d’ Arras metro train station. A heavy police presence is reported at the scene.

Witnesses heard at least five shots fired within central Lille late on Friday, local outlet La Voix du Nord reported.

The wounded reportedly included a 14-year-old teenager, who was shot in the leg. Another person has suffered a neck injury and has already been hospitalized.

The motive behind the shooting was not immediately clear. The shooter has reportedly steered clear of the scene. Multiple police and emergency service vehicles have been dispatched and police have cordoned off the region.

Police said they do not consider the case to be terror-related, France Bleu Nord reported. Officers found regarding 10 bullet shells on the scene, the outlet said.


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