Shocking video shows fireman Gele Vest-Protestant shot by the French police in the back of the head, causing serious brain injury, while protests against Macron continue
- Olivier Beziade, a father-of-three, is in a coma after the shooting in Bordeaux
- The incident on Saturday, the 9th week of Protestants against the government of Yellow Vest
- Beziade's wife said the police shot them like rabbits when an investigation was opened
Peter Allen for MailOnline
A fireman who became a member of the French protest movement, Yellow Vest, was in a coma after being shot in the head like a rabbit by a policeman using a controversial flash gun.
Gruesome images show Olivier Beziade, a father of three in his thirties, who sat on the floor in Bordeaux on Saturday after being hit from behind.
He wears one of the highly visible motorcycle jackets from which the Yellow Vests get their name.
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Olivier Beziade, a father-of-three in his 30s, was shot in the back of his head on Saturday in Bordeaux
Beziade, a volunteer firefighter, went to Bordeaux with his wife on Saturday for the ninth round of yellow vests when he was shot
Videos posted on social media also show that Mr Beziade is being treated by doctors, with his head covered in blood.
Beziade suffered from a very serious brain injury & # 39; and is currently in an induced coma at the hospital, according to family members.
It comes as the Yellow Vest law and order crisis that surrounds the Emmanuel Macron government, intensifies and the president floods the French streets with an increasing number of armed police officers.
Shocking images show a bloody Mr Beziade on the sidewalk in a clearly visible motorcycle jacket
Beziade's wife, Cindy, said that he had been shot in the head like a rabbit by a police officer with a controversial flashball gun.
Some are accused of unnecessary violence, ranging from the administration of beating, to excessive use of chemical weapons, amazing grenades and flash balls.
& # 39; I'm furious & # 39 ;, said Cindy Beziade, the wife of Mr. Beziade. & # 39; This is unacceptable. I will not let it go. The photo's speak for themselves. & # 39;
Mrs Beziade, who is also a volunteer firefighter, traveled with her hubs and to Bordeaux from their home in nearby Bazas on Saturday for an Act 9 & # 39; day of anger against the government.
& # 39; The demonstration was quiet until about 4:30 PM, "Ms. Beziade told France Info. & # 39; I was with my husband in the rue Sainte-Catherine.
& # 39; Then there was a little panic. We returned to avoid tear gas fumes and to go home. I hit the first right, he took the first left turn.
At that moment a civilian officer appeared around a corner and shot a flash ball at Mr. Beziade.
The police are instructed to shoot well under the head, but there have been numerous incidents where they did not.
Beziade is now in a medically induced coma and may have sustained brain damage
The recordings on Saturday took place near the Apple Store in the Sint-Katelijnestraat in Bordeaux
While the shot is fired, a uniformed officer can be seen throwing a stun grenade to Mr. Beziade.
& # 39; They shot at us like rabbits, & # 39; said Ms. Beziade, who confirmed that her husband was in an induced coma.
The prefect of the local police commissioned a full investigation, claiming that a gang of yellow vests tried to get near an Apple store & # 39; at the time of the shooting.
A police commander in Toulon, on the Mediterranean coast of France, is also being investigated for the repeated defeat of Yellow Vest demonstrators during a demonstration.
On Saturday, CRS riot police saw for the first time swarming ammunition semi-automatic weapons for demonstrators from Yellow Vest in Paris.
Another & # 39; Day 10 & # 39; of demonstrations is scheduled for Saturday, with Mr. Macron apparently powerless to stop them, as the Yellow Vests argue for his resignation.