A gendarmerie operation is currently underway at Lardin Saint Lazare in the Dordogne, and the prefecture calls on the population to stay at home.
🔴 #Urgent A gendarmerie operation in progress at Lardin Saint Lazare. Local people are asked to stay at home.
“There was a family dispute last night with a man who is armed, when the gendarmerie came he opened fire. We are in the process of identifying this person who is therefore armed “, declared the prefect on France Bleu Périgord, shortly after 7:00 am, asking” the population to stay at home locked up, not to move around “.
“A security perimeter has been put in place. Everyone needs to stay at home while they wait for the operation to be completed, ”he added.
According to BFMTV, a woman’s ex-partner showed up at her home to attack her new boyfriend. The man then fled, armed with a rifle before attacking the gendarmes.
160 soldiers have been deployed and two helicopters fly over the village to locate and question the fugitive. The Toulouse GIGN is on site and the Satory (Yvelines) GIGN is on the way, the gendarmerie told AFP at 8:30 am.