Serge Aurier: Brother of Tottenham star Christopher shot dead in France

Serge Aurier: Brother of Tottenham star Christopher shot dead in France

- Serge Aurier was in action for full 90minutes on Sunday when Tottenham defeated Arsenal

- The younger brother of the Ivorian star Christopher has been shot dead in France

- It was gathered that the 26-year-old suffered the gunshot outside a nightclub

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Tragedy occurred in the wee hours of Monday, July 13, as reports from France have it that Christopher, the younger brother of Tottenham star Serge Aurier, was shot dead in France.

SunSport are reporting that the 26-year-old suffered the shot just outside a nightclub in Toulouse, France at around 5am on Monday.

French outlet Europe1 had reported that an individual was shot in the abdomen and that police have cordoned off the area where the incident happened, as investigations have commenced.

The individual has been identified as 26-year-old Christopher Aurier who happens to be the younger brother of the Ivorian international.

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Serge Aurier: Brother of Tottenham star Christopher shot dead in France

Serge Aurier loses brother. Photo Credit: Getty Images
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Hospital authorities have confirmed him dead. He was said to be a promising footballer having had trials at Brentford in 2011 as well as non-league side Stalybridge Celtic.

Meanwhile, his brother Serge was in action for 90minutes when Tottenham came from behind to defeat Arsenal, courtesy a late winner by Toby Alderweireld.

This is coming barely one month that 41-year-old Reche Caldwell was left dead during a fatal robbery attack outside his home in Florida after he was ambushed, according to reports from the police.

It was gathered that the former NFL star died from gunshot wounds on Saturday, June 6, right in front of his residence in Tampa as efforts to resuscitate him proved abortive.

Local fire officers dashed to the scene and then rushed Caldwell to the hospital, but he was pronounced dead on arrival.

"This does not appear to be a random act," the investigating officers added. "However, it is very early in the investigation and detectives are working to develop leads in the case. Updates will be provided as they become available."

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Although, it took Jurgen Klopp three seasons in England before turning the Reds to a Premier League title contenders as he fought with Manchester City last term losing the crown on the final day.

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