Two teenagers shoot a rifle in front of a synagogue
Sarcelles, Paris – Two teenagers were arrested after firing a rifle in front of a synagogue in Sarcelles, in the department of Val-d’Oise, where a large Jewish community lives.
While the facts took place Friday, February 15, the two individuals, aged 15 and 16, were arrested and placed in police custody the next day in Sarcelles, said the prosecutor, confirming information from the Parisian. They were presented Monday, February 18 to a juvenile judge.
They admitted to firing from the balcony of a building opposite the synagogue, located rue Charles Peguy, added the floor. A man in front of the place of worship was slightly wounded by a shot. He was suffering from a “superficial wound,” the mayor of the city, Patrick Haddad, told the regional daily, condemning the attack.