(Latest Update) Grasse, France High School shooting
A total of eight people were injured in the shooting. Three people, including the headmaster of the establishment, were wounded by pellets, one of them in the stomach. Five other people were slightly injured in a scuffle following the shooting, report said.
The High School shooting suspect is a 17-year-old high school student arrested in possession of a gun, pistol, revolver and two grenades. The security forces defused an explosive device composed of black powder that had been left in the facility. According to police and a spokeswoman for the region’s president, Christian Estrosi. The regional spokeswoman said the school had been placed on “attack alert.” and the suspect at Alexis de Tocqueville high school shootout is in police custody.
The shooting has triggered the alert attack of the application for smartphones SAIP by the authorities. The mention “Alert attacks” at the “Lycée Alexis de Tocqueville” appeared on the screens of equipped mobile phones. “Ongoing intervention of the forces of order and rescue”, “Shelter”, “Do not expose yourself”.
This application project was made after the attacks of 13 November 2015. This application, called “SAIP” (for alerting and informing people), allows to be kept informed by notifications in the event of an event Major: suspicion of an attack or an exceptional occurrence, such as a civil safety accident.
In France, the advisory plan includes three levels of alert, including “urgency attacks”, which responds to an immediate threat.
The president of the regional council of Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur reacted to the high school shooting in Grasse indicating that the investigation is not “at all on the path” of terrorism.
The headmaster and two students were slightly injured during the shooting, said Christian Estrosi, adding that a third student was “very shocked.”. The suspect was arrested after the incident, according to sources close to the investigation. Image/pbs.twimg.com