The basics The facts took place on the public highway in a town in Ivry-sur-Seine.
A 17-year-old teenager was stabbed to death on Friday in Ivry-sur-Seine (Val-de-Marne) in a “probable” brawl between young people, we learned from Créteil prosecutors and police officers’ sources.
The 15-year-old alleged perpetrator is on the run, according to a source close to the investigation. The murder would be linked to rivalry on social media, according to a police source.
The facts took place on the public highway in a town within the city, another police source said. The Val-de-Marne Judicial Police are responsible for the investigation.
Frequent but rarely fatal rivalries
The phenomenon of rivalries between gangs of young people with frequent but rarely fatal clashes resurfaced on the news after young Yuriy was beaten in Paris in January and two teenagers were killed in two separate brawls in Essonne in February.
In early March, two groups of young people from two districts of Champigny-sur-Marne (Val-de-Marne) clashed with knives and fists in the street, leaving two seriously injured. Four minors were charged on April 15 with attempted murder, complicity and aggravated violence.