Tottenham player Serge Aurier's brother shot dead in France
Christopher Aurier has died after being shot in the French city of Toulouse early on Monday morning, it has been confirmed.
The brother of Tottenham Hotspur and Ivory Coast footballer Serge Aurier has been shot dead in France, it has been confirmed.
Tottenham confirm media reports of shooting
"The Club is deeply saddened to confirm media reports that Serge Aurier’s brother passed away in the early hours of this morning," Tottenham said on Monday.
"Everybody at the Club sends their sincerest condolences to Serge and his family. Our thoughts are with them all."
The Club is deeply saddened to confirm media reports that Serge Aurier’s brother passed away in the early hours of this morning.— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) July 13, 2020
Everybody at the Club sends their sincerest condolences to Serge and his family. Our thoughts are with them all. pic.twitter.com/NVw0v9OWCR
Christopher Aurier reportedly killed at Toulouse nightclub
Christopher Aurier, 26, died in hospital after being shot at about 5am on Monday morning at a nightclub on the outskirts of Toulouse, French media has reported.
The suspected gunman fled the scene and is being sought by police, Reuters has reported, citing a French law-enforcement source.
🔴 ALERTE INFO - #FaitsDivers : Le frère du footballeur Serge #Aurier ex @PSG_inside #PSG tué par balles à #Toulouse ce matin vers 5h sur la voie publique. Le jeune homme de 26 ans est déclaré décédé à l’hôpital. L'auteur du meurtre est en fuite (Le Point). pic.twitter.com/MWoIohOVgk— FranceNews24 (@FranceNews24) July 13, 2020
Footballer at fifth-tier club in Toulouse
Also a footballer, Christopher Aurier played for fifth-tier French club Toulouse Rodeo, having graduated from the youth system at RC Lens.
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