African EPL star's brother shot dead

English Premier League

Premier League star Serge Aurier's brother was reportedly killed following a shooting outside a nightclub on Monday morning.

French publications Europe 1 and Le Point report that the Tottenham Hotspur fullback's brother was shot dead in the early hours of Monday morning in Toulouse.

The incident is believed to have happened at around 05:00 this morning, when local residents discovered the man believed to be Aurier's brother on the ground with a gunshot wound to his abdomen. He was later pronounced dead in hospital.

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Further reports from La Depeche reveal that the incident occurred on the Boulevard de Thibaudnear, which is near a nightclub.

Police have opened an investigation into the matter, but at this stage the motive for the shooting is unknown and the suspect or suspects involved remain at large.

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