Shooting in French city of Marseille leaves 2 people dead: Sputnik

Sputnik, Sunday 7 Aug 2016

Marseilles
A forensic police officer investigates on the car where two men were shot dead near the train station Saint-Charles in Marseille, southern France, on August 7, 2016.(Photo:Reuters)

A total of two people were shot dead in the Chartreux district of the French city of Marseille while allegedly settling scores, local media reported on Sunday.

The two victims were taking a ride when their car was chased down and fired on, La Province news outlet said, adding that the victims were in their twenties.

Police have also found a burnt car in the city's outskirts, however it is not clear yet whether it has any connection to the incident, the news outlet added.

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