stupor in Essonne after the demise of Shamseddine, 15 years previous | EUROtoday

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Ldemise awaited him across the nook. Leaving her Sablons school this Thursday afternoon, in Viry-Châtillon (Essonne), Shamseddine, 15, walked 50 meters. Around 4:30 p.m., on the intersection with Allée de Menton, on the entrance to his neighborhood, he solely had 100 meters left to go to his constructing. He didn’t succeed: at the very least three younger individuals, masked and wearing black, jumped on him earlier than punching and kicking him. They fled, leaving this third grade scholar virtually unconscious.

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The sufferer was then sheltered by a passerby in a constructing corridor from which firefighters transported him to the Parisian Necker hospital. He lastly succumbed to his accidents this Friday, in line with the Évry-Courcouronnes prosecutor's workplace. A 17-year-old suspect was rapidly arrested by investigators from the Interdepartmental Judicial Police Service (SIPJ) of Essonne this afternoon, signifies the prosecution, which opened an investigation for “assassination” in a gathering and round a college institution. This Friday night, 4 different arrests have been introduced: a 20-year-old younger man, two 17-year-old minors and one other 15-year-old.

On this final day of lessons earlier than the college holidays, Shamseddine's classmates realized the information of his demise collectively when the college bell rang late within the afternoon. When they left, they broke down in tears. A nationwide police automobile was parked on the street. The educating staff beneficial that folks come and choose up their kids. Two white roses are positioned on the faculty gate. An hour later, the sq. had emptied, leaving the inhabitants to wander, as if shocked by an unanswered tragedy.

A lady's story? The motive of the attackers nonetheless unclear

Because the motive surrounding Shamseddine’s demise stays obscure. According to native authorities, it was not a combat between gangs, as there are repeatedly within the division. Even if “all hypotheses are possible”, tempers a judicial supply, the rumor relatively evokes a private quarrel which degenerated into ultra-violent settling of scores.

“Shamseddine allegedly took a photo with a girl from a neighboring neighborhood, which the girl's older brother could not have done. However, they are guys from the same town, we are not enemies…”, believes an adolescent who knew him. ” Who are you talking to ? » quickly rebuke three young people with menacing looks. They take him by the shoulder and tell the journalists to leave. Neighborhood pressure.

He was a nice, funny boy, who often made jokes, confides Laetitia, one of his friends, about the man we nicknamed 'Shams'. He had many friends, he was not isolated.

Just a few hours after the announcement, several dozen young people, teenagers and older, flocked in a light rain to the city's neighborhood and youth center, located not far from the college. The town hall improvised a meeting there to get the word out. Journalists were not invited. “We can't go in anymore, there are too many people! » lamented a resident as the room quickly filled up. “He was a nice, funny boy, who often made jokes,” confides Laetitia, one of his friends, about the man we nicknamed ‘Shams’. He had many friends, he was not isolated.” The teenager had no disciplinary problems at school or with the law.

Parents of center college college students in shock

A psychological unit has been arrange on the school. “We're going to the psychologist,” confides a mom and her teenage son, shocked by the information, with tears of their eyes, on the foot of the constructing subsequent to Shamseddine's. What if I had come residence from work earlier? I might have prevented this… It’s very laborious as a mom.” Other neighbors are asking neighbors for a possible white march. “We will all go, of course” proclaims one in every of them.

Gabriel, a resident of Viry-Châtillon whose son is identical age as Shamseddine, spontaneously went to the Sablons school to precise his grief. “I have lived in Viry since 2009, I put my son in this college which is calm,” says this 48-year-old father. This violence shocks me lots. It's incomprehensible. Here younger individuals have a swimming pool, infrastructure, there are issues for them.”

“This degree of violence is incredible,” reacts to the Point the mayor (Les Centrists) Jean-Marie Vilain, very moved by this assault. The councilor went there and to Shamseddine's mom. “I’ve been mayor for ten years,” he continues. We needed to have fun this birthday, we had deliberate plenty of issues however we don't have the thoughts for it.”

In reality, the neighborhood the place the sufferer lived shouldn’t be a cutthroat. Its residents are administrative staff, civil servants, even law enforcement officials, and have been for a very long time. According to a neighborhood supply, confirming info from Parisian, the sufferer's mom is an administrative worker of the police, member of the Évry departmental safety. Just some neighbors describe police interventions for a number of brawls in entrance of the institution, because the division experiences a number of each day. Shamseddine's demise comes two days after the violent assault on Samara, an adolescent from Montpellier (Hérault), who was additionally crushed up in entrance of her college. An ultraviolence that erupts the place we least count on it.