The teenager, aged 16, had been the victim of a shooting, which occurred on the night of April 3 to 4 in Marseille, towards Vincent-Leblanc Street, near the popular district of Joliette. Seriously wounded, he was then with two other teenagers, one of whom had already died in that bloody night, during which had taken place two other shootings in Marseille, consumed by drug trafficking against a backdrop of territorial struggles.
According to La Provence, this teenager died over the weekend. He is the 18th victim of settling scores in Marseille. The year 2022 had already been particularly deadly in the Bouches-du-Rhône, with 32 victims of homicide in organized gang, including 28 in Marseille, according to figures from the prosecutor's office. A figure that had exceeded the record of 2016 when the prosecutor's office had counted 31 victims of this type of facts.
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