Three people reported injured in Lille shooting

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Three people have been reported injured in a shooting in the French city of Lille.

The local paper, La Voix du Nord reported that the injuries are understood not to be life threatening.

The shots were fired near the Porte'd'Arras metro station in the south of the city. One of those hurt is reported to be a 14 year old boy who suffered a leg wound. Another was wounded in the neck. A third was taken to Saint-Vincent-de-Paul hospital.

Emergency services have been deployed in the area and the identity of those injured is as yet unknown. Initial reports suggested that the shooting was crime-related.


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