Christopher Aurier was murdered in the early hours of Monday morning in Toulouse, France, Tottenham have confirmed. Reports in France claimed Christopher, was shot in the stomach outside a nightclub.

Aurier was rushed to hospital but was pronounced dead on arrival. It’s claimed the suspect is still on the run from police following the incident. Police were called immediately after the shooting and the area is closed off while an investigation is ongoing.

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It’s said the incident took place at 5am on on the Boulevard de Thibaud. Tottenham confirmed it was Aurier’s brother on Monday morning.

Christopher Aurier also played football, however, only at an amateur level .He came through the ranks at RC Lens but didn’t make it as a professional. His most recent club was French fifth-tier side Toulouse Rodeo.

Aurier also had trails at Brentford in 2011, however, he didn’t go on to sign a contract with the west London club.

The tragic incident came hours after Aurier featured in Tottenham’s 2-1 win against Tottenham in the north London derby on Sunday afternoon.

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