According to the police source, a French policeman killed a fellow police officer in a shot at the Paris police headquarters with his service weapon. The accident occurred at the new Paris criminal police headquarters in the northwest of the capital.

The police source told the officer who fired the shot was playing with his gun adjacent to the entrance for building while it went away hitting in the head of his colleague. After suspending he had taken into custody as per the opinion of the police source and judicial officials. A representative for the SCPN police union, Jean-Paul Megret, told France Info radio that the two officers had been practicing of with their weapons, “ either playfully or out of stupidity”.

Remarking that this kind of exercises was completely restricted to the shooting range, he professed it was, “ all the more tragic given that they were just beginning their careers”.

The dead police personnel, who was in her twenties, was part of a troop which provided security at the nearby Palace of Justice.

The investigation of the shooting is operated by a police oversight panel.

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