3 French LEOs killed responding to domestic violence call
A fourth officer was wounded
By Police1 Staff
PARIS — Three French police officers were killed and a fourth was wounded while responding to a domestic violence call.
According to CNN, the officers were responding to the incident Wednesday when the shooting occurred. They were attempting to rescue a woman who had sought to escape the domestic violence suspect on the roof of a house which had been set on fire. A 48-year-old suspect shot the officers.
The fourth officer who was shot is expected to survive. The woman was rescued.
The suspect fled the scene, launching a massive manhunt. He was later found dead.
The fallen officers are Lieutenant Cyril Morel, Warrant Officer Rémi Dupuis, and Brigadier Arno Mavel of the Puy-de-Dôme Departmental Gendarmerie, according to the report.