Chirstopher Aurier brother of Tottenham Hotspur’s Ivory Coast defender Serge Aurier has been shot dead in France, the Premier League club said on Monday.
Christopher was shot at a nightclub in the early hours of Monday morning in the southern French city of Toulouse, according to La Depeche, a French media outlet.
The suspected gunman fled the scene and is being sought by police, according to a French police source.
Serge Aurier, who is 27, joined Spurs in 2017 from French club Paris St-Germain.
In a message posted on Twitter, Tottenham said: “Everybody at the club sends their sincerest condolences to Serge and his family. Our thoughts are with them all.”