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Tottenham defender Serge Aurier's brother is shot dead at 5am outside a nightclub in Toulouse

Tottenham star Serge Aurier's brother, Christopher, was shot dead at 5am this morning and his killer is still on the run. 

His 26-year-old brother was fatally wounded in the early hours after being shot in Toulouse outside a nightclub and he was pronounced dead in hospital, according to Le Point and Europe 1. 

Local residents called the police after finding a man lying on the ground with a gunshot wound to his stomach. 

Serge Aurier's brother has reportedly been shot dead in Toulouse outside a nightclub

The victim is understood to be Christopher Aurier, brother of the Spurs full-back Serge, who had played in his side's 2-1 north London derby win over Arsenal only hours earlier. 

The French authorities have launched an investigation with the perpetrator still at large.  

Christopher was also a footballer, in the fifth division with Toulouse Rodeo. He had a trial with Championship side Brentford back in 2011 but was not signed.

Like Serge, he came through the ranks at RC Lens but did not make the breakthrough to the highest level.  

In 2017 he had a scrape with the law after being arrested for allegedly stealing from a sex worker in Lille.  

Serge Aurier (right) played for Spurs in their 2-1 win over Arsenal in Sunday's derby

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