Monday, July 13, 2020

Tottenham star Serge Aurier's brother shot dead outside nightclub in France

The brother of Tottenham defender Serge Aurier has been shot dead in the early hours of Monday morning in Toulouse, France.

Christopher Aurier, 26, was shot in the abdomen outside a nightclub in the French city with the suspect on the run, report French outlet Europe1.

Spurs have now confirmed the man shot was the brother of full-back Aurier.

A club statement said: "The Club is deeply saddened to confirm media reports that Serge Aurier’s brother passed away in the early hours of this morning.


"Everybody at the Club sends their sincerest condolences to Serge and his family. Our thoughts are with them all."

Police were called by members of the public and the area is said to have been closed off for investigation.

The incident took place at around 5am on the Boulevard de Thibaud.

Christopher was later pronounced dead at hospital.

Christopher was also a footballer and had previously had trials at Brentford in 2011, and also tried out for non-league side Stalybridge Celtic.

He played football at amateur level and was most recently on the books with French fifth-tier side Toulouse Rodeo.

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