Apparently gun control in France is not as effective as one might have hoped:
French policeman shot in clashes
A French police officer has been shot and wounded during clashes with youths that broke out after a teenager died while fleeing police.
The officer appeared to have been shot in the leg with a hunting rifle, said the police prefecture in Romans-sur-Isere, a southeastern town located 60 miles from Lyon in the Rhone Valley on the edge of the Alps. The officer’s life was not in danger.
Dents from bullets and buckshot were also found in police vehicles nearby.
Hat tip: Steen.
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