Drama in Thiais: death of a 16-year-old teenager stabbed in the heart... victim of a war between rival gangs?

This is the emotion around the Guillaume-Apollinaire high school in Thiais. This Monday, January 16, 2023, in the morning, two minors were attacked with a knife. One of them is dead and the other is hospitalized. A third 16-year-old man is in custody.

  Drama in Thiais: death of'un ado de 16 ans poignardé au cœur... victime d'une guerre entre bandes rivales ?

It was between 8:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m., the time of the first classes, when the tragedy occurred. A 16-year-old boy was stabbed in the heart. He quickly succumbed to his injuries almost in front of his high school . On the spot, another youth of the same age was also stabbed in the thigh. He was taken care of by the emergency services and transported to the Henri-Mondor hospital. . According to the prosecution, his vital prognosis is not engaged. A third young man was arrested outside his high school. Also 16 years old, he was taken into custody. He would be from Choisy-le-Roi. For the moment, it is still too early to determine if he is the author of the fatal blows according to a source close to the investigation.

A brawl that caused the tragedy?

According to the first elements of the investigation, it could be of a war between rival gangs . According to the prosecutor, who visited the scene, a group clearly acted collectively. The hypothesis is corroborated by the police. And the atmosphere was particularly electric at the moment. For the past few days, the area has seen clashes between gangs. Moreover, around fifteen arrests took place over the weekend at the Thiais Village shopping center. The young people arrested were armed, but did not cause any injuries.

On France Bleu, we learn that a police source confirms rivalries between Choisy and Thiais . They ' are historical and current '. There Would Have Been' an encounter 'between the two-city groups on December 20 and more recently Friday night into Saturday. Was this attack a follow-up to the events of the weekend? This is the lead currently being followed by investigators.

The city of Thiais is in shock

The shocked high school students from Guillaume-Apollinaire did not hide their sadness at the microphones of journalists from France 2 this afternoon. ' When I learned that, I thought, 'Why? What settling of scores?' I don't know why it happened “Questioned a speaker. Another responds in the affirmative to the journalist who asks him if he is shocked.” I feel a bit sad and it's a shame they killed a 16 year old ' he continued.

Mayor Les Républicains de la ville Richard Dell'Agnola reacted to AFP: ' It's a dramatic event that shocks everyone '. The Val-de-Marne judicial police have been seized, and a flagrant investigation has been opened.

Source journaldesfemmes.fr