Haute-Garonne: a man arrested after injuring his partner with a gun

When the gendarmes arrived, he turned the weapon against him, injuring his jaw.

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A man seriously injured his companion in the leg of a shotgun shot, Sunday, January 9 in Villemur-sur-Tarn (Haute-Garonne), the Toulouse prosecutor’s office told AFP. He turned the weapon against him when he was arrested by the gendarmes. Both were hospitalized with absolute urgency, but their vital prognoses are not engaged.

The gendarmes have “uses a taser to control it”, and it was at this time that the man was shot in the jaw, said the prosecution. He was placed in an induced coma.

An investigation for attempted spousal homicide has been opened. Another investigation must determine the circumstances in which the constable used his taser.

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