Investigators in Lyon have arrested a suspect who allegedly shot a priest a week ago. The act took place shortly after the terrorist attack in Nice.
A week after the shooting of a priest in Lyon According to the media, detectives have arrested a suspect. The 40-year-old confessed to the crime, French news agency AFP reported on Saturday, citing the prosecutor’s office. The newspaper “Le Parisien” wrote that the motive was revenge in connection with adultery. Accordingly, the man was arrested on Friday.
The incident took place last Saturday, shortly after the terrorist attack in a church in Nice. A stranger had fired two shots with a shotgun at a 52-year-old pastor in the city in the southeast of the country while he was about to close the church. The priest was seriously injured. In France there were fears that it could be another terror attack.