A courthouse in Nimes was cordoned off on the morning of Friday, June 12, after a person was killed in a firearms incident. The court of appeal building was evacuated after the shooting at around 08:30 (local time) and police have established a cordon around the area whilst they investigate the incident. No other injuries have been reported and the fatality is believed to have been the result of self-inflicted gunshot wounds.
Security operations are likely to continue in the area in the near term.
Those in Nimes should avoid the area around the courthouse in the immediate term due to the ongoing police operations and monitor local media sources for further updates.
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