Singer Kendji Girac seriously injured by gunshot in Biscarosse

Singer Kendji Girac, who has become a popular figure and a successful singer since his victory in the show “The Voice” in 2014, was seriously injured by gunshot on Monday April 22 in Biscarosse (Landes), Agence France learned

Singer Kendji Girac seriously injured by gunshot in Biscarosse

Singer Kendji Girac, who has become a popular figure and a successful singer since his victory in the show “The Voice” in 2014, was seriously injured by gunshot on Monday April 22 in Biscarosse (Landes), Agence France learned. Press (AFP) from a source close to the matter, confirming information from BFM-TV. According to this source, who did not provide details on the circumstances of the facts, the singer's vital prognosis was no longer in danger in the morning, after having been at the time of the emergency intervention.

Police were called around 5:30 a.m. to the city's travel area after a man had been shot in the chest. The 27-year-old singer, who was then between life and death, was transported to Bordeaux hospital.

According to France Bleu Gascogne, which cites the public prosecutor of Mont-de-Marsan, Olivier Janson, an investigation has been opened. According to local media, it is entrusted to the Pau research section and the Parentis-en-Born research brigade. At this stage of the investigation, no leads have been ruled out, a source close to the investigations said.

Originally from Périgueux in Dordogne, Kendji Maillé, his real name, was born into a family of Catalan gypsy origin. He was made famous "a little by accident", in his words, when in August 2013 his uncle published a video in which he covered Gims' hit Bella on the guitar. He then won “The Voice” and sold millions of records, driven in particular by his hits Color Gitano or Andalouse, seen hundreds of millions of times on YouTube.