In a forest in the Cévennes region of France, a large-scale search is underway for a man suspected of committing two murders. About 300 military police are looking for the man who allegedly fled into the woods after two colleagues were shot.
Authorities suspect that Valentin Marcone (29) shot and killed his boss and a colleague in a sawmill in the village of Les Plantiers on Tuesday. There is a dispute about the work schedule, Write French media.
The police posted a picture of Markon on Twitter. He may carry two guns.
Marcone has been running for more than 48 hours now. The authorities called him “paranoid”. According to the newspaper “Paris” The person is both a sharpshooter and a hunter, so he can carry weapons.
Hundreds of military police from surrounding towns searched the forest. They were assisted by counter-terrorism forces, eight helicopters and detection dogs.
After the shooting occurred on Tuesday morning, residents were asked to pick up their children from school and stay indoors. The four families of Les Plantiers have been evacuated, Write French TV.