Orthodox priest injured in French shooting, assailant has fled: police source

PARIS (Reuters) - An orthodox priest has been injured in a shooting in the French city of Lyon and the assailant has fled, a police source said on Saturday.

Reuters November 01, 2020 00:10:35 IST
Orthodox priest injured in French shooting, assailant has fled: police source

Orthodox priest injured in French shooting assailant has fled police source

PARIS (Reuters) - An orthodox priest has been injured in a shooting in the French city of Lyon and the assailant has fled, a police source said on Saturday.

The priest was fired on twice at around 4pm local time as he was closing the church, and was being treated on site for life-threatening injuries, the source said.

(Reporting by Sarah White; Editing by Peter Graff)

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