Murdered for a parking spot

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A man in Béziers was shot dead for a parking spot, police announced.

The gunman has been identified but is on the run.

The incident took place on rue Mercoran in the city centre of Béziers on Thursday at around 7pm.  The victim, aged between 30 and 40, died before help could arrive.

According to the investigation, the victim died after a dispute over a parking space explained Commissioner Caroline Ravoux of the Directorate of Public Safety of Hérault.

The gunman, aged 20 to 30, fled in his vehicle, but was later identified with the help of witnesses.

Police are actively looking for the man.

Source: France 3