Shooting in north France, one dead

A man opened fire at an official at Dreux city hall in northern France before killing himself, local media reported on Friday.

Citing the prosecutor Remi Coutin, BFMTV news channel reported a man armed with a hunting rifle entered the city hall at around 10:00 local time (0900 GMT) and wounded services director in the leg. He then killed himself.

The incident would be the result of a private matter, it added.