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Brother of Tottenham fullback Serge Aurier shot dead in Paris

The brother of Tottenham fullback Serge Aurier has been shot dead in Paris, it has been reported.

An individual was shot in the abdomen outside a nightclub in the French city with the suspect on the run, report French outlet Europe1.

Police were called by members of the public and the area is said to have been closed off for investigation.

The incident took place at around 5am on the Boulevard de Thibaud and the individual that has been shot is said to be Christopher Aurier, 26, the brother of Spurs star Serge.

It is reported he was later pronounced dead at hospital.

Christopher was also a footballer and had previously had trials at Brentford in 2011, and also tried out for non-league side Stalybridge Celtic.

He played football at amateur level and was most recently on the books with French fifth-tier side Toulouse Rodeo, reports the Mirror.

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