Serge Aurier‘s brother, Christopher, has been confirmed dead, He was shot dead in Toulouse France on Monday morning.
Christopher Aurier died in hospital after emergency services found him shot in the
stomach in an industrial zone on the city’s outskirts.
It was reported by French TV, that emergency services arrived on the scene
at around 05:00 (03:00 GMT) on Monday.
Local people had called the police when they found the victim lying on the
ground with a stomach wound.
According to a report by Europe 1, he was wounded when two bullets were
fired at a night club.
The 26-year-old Christopher Aurier had played for local team Rodéo Toulouse
which was in the French fifth division last season.
Tottenham released a statement saying: “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.”
Serge Alain Stéphane Aurier is an Ivorian professional footballer who plays as a
right back for Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur.
Serge captains the Ivory Coast national team.
Our condolences goes to him and his family.