Anger in Paris after police kill teen in traffic stop

Written by on June 28, 2023

Protests and unrest erupted in the Paris region overnight after police shot dead a 17-year-old who failed to stop when ordered to by traffic police.
Video circulating on social media shows a police officer pointing a gun at the driver of a car, before a gunshot is heard. The car then crashes to a stop.
The teenager, named as Naƫl M, died of bullet wounds in the chest despite help from emergency services.
The shooting triggered a series of protests on Tuesday night in Nanterre, the area just west of Paris where the teenager was killed. Some 31 people were arrested following the disorder.
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