France/Civil Unrest: Four arrested after rioters shot at police

Media reported that French police on Sunday arrested four people on suspicion of firing on police oduring clashes between youths and officers in Grenoble.

According to Police, four men were seized in a dawn raid on Sunday for attempted murder after they allegedly shot at officers during the worst of the rioting in the early hours of Saturday in the working class district of La Villeneuve. Seven others were also detained for carrying illegal weapons.

Reportedly, clashes broke out on Friday night in the south-eastern French city after a local resident suspected in the armed robbery of a casino was killed while fleeing police. Rampaging youths torched cars and shot at police.

Rioting continued on Saturday night. No injuries were reported.