Football: French player fires gun after being sent off

28th January 2008, Comments 0 comments

The player from the Saint-Maur-des-Fosses team, to the east of Paris, had been shown a red card in the game.

   CRETEIL, France, January 27, 2008 - A French amateur footballer fired two
shots from a handgun after being sent off, police said on Sunday, although
there were no reports of injuries
   The player from the Saint-Maur-des-Fosses team, to the east of Paris, had
been shown a red card in the game. The man, who was not named, then returned
to the changing rooms and then came back to the pitch with a pistol and fired
two shots.
   The other players took cover in the changing rooms while waiting for the
police, who found two empty cartridges at the scene. The player was then
arrested and taken to the Saint-Maur-des-Fosses police station.

AFP 

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