Meanwhile, their mother Rachael was also injured, but her wounds are not believed to be serious. The younger girl was unharmed.
Investigators have said the retiree suspected of committing the fatal shooting was on drugs.
Yannick Valory, a neighbor, told Le Télégramme that shortly after the shooting he heard Celeste shout, “My sister is dead, my sister is dead”.
Read the full account of the attack here.
Johnson and Sunak escalate feud over honor roll
Boris Johnson has accused Rishi Sunak of “talking rubbish” as a argument over his layoff list escalated.
Mr Sunak claimed this morning that Mr Johnson had asked him to overrule the House of Lords Appointments Commission after some of his proposed peerages were blocked.
But Mr. Johnson hit back and said, “Rishi Sunak is talking nonsense. To honor these peerages, it was not necessary to overrule HOLAC – but simply to ask them to renew their vetting, which was just a formality.