Priest Shot in Lyon Outside Greek Orthodox Church

A Greek Orthodox priest was shot and wounded outside a church in Lyon, France, on the afternoon of October 31, and the assailant was on the run, according to French media citing police.

Security forces responded and established a cordon at the scene on Rue Saint-Lazare in the city’s 7th arrondissement, the country’s interior ministry said.

Local reports said the priest was shot as he was closing the church.

This is a developing story. Credit: Julien Damboise/Lyon Mag via Storyful

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