BFMTV was able to obtain the CCTV images of the airport terminal, recorded at the time of the attack which led to a response from the border police. The homeless man who threatened the police was unknown to the police. On Wednesday morning, a homeless man was shot dead by border police in terminal 2F at Roissy-Charles-de- Gaulle. Moments earlier, he had been menacing towards them, brandishing a knife. BFMTV was able to obtain video surveillance images of the attack, which make it possible to understand the precise sequence of events. Parisian, is aggressive towards the security guards of the site. The border police are called in as reinforcements. The police advance towards the man, and try to talk to him. But faced with his hostile attitude, they backed off. CCTV image shot in Roissy on August 11, 2022. © Document BFMTV The homeless, who is very tall, indeed started running towards the police, holding a knife in his right hand. It was at this moment that one of the policemen fired once at the individual, who fell to the ground, hit in the abdomen. The man will still try to get up and throw his knife at the police. Mortally hit, he ends up collapsing again, and dies a few minutes later. neutralized this morning a threatening individual in possession of a knife at Roissy-Charles-de-Gaulle airport”, said the police headquarters on Wednesday. Unknown to the police services This homeless man in his forties he years old and of French nationality, who had his habits at Roissy airport, was completely unknown to the police and the courts. He had never been convicted or taken into custody. He was also unknown to the intelligence services and showed no signs of radicalization. No terrorist remarks were made during the events. The terrorist track is therefore excluded for the moment. Two investigations have been opened, one by the IGPN, the police force, as is the case each time a police officer uses his service weapon. Another for attempted voluntary homicide on a person holding public authority. The file was entrusted to the Bobigny prosecutor’s office. Important detail, two of the police officers who faced the homeless were equipped with pedestrian cameras. The analysis of the images will perhaps make it possible to better understand the motivations of the man killed on Wednesday.Cécile Ollivier, with Jules Fresard
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