VIDEO SHOWS: BASKETBALL FANS SINGING FRENCH NATIONAL ANTHEM IN SUPPORT OF VICTIMS OF STRASBOURG CHRISTMAS MARKET SHOOTING RESENDING WITH COMPLETE SCRIPT SHOWS: STRASBOURG, FRANCE (DECEMBER 11, 2018) (ORIGINALLY SHOT IN PORTRAIT) (LAURENT PY - MUST ON SCREEN COURTESY LAURENT PY OF STRASBOURG / NO RESALE) 1.
BASKETBALL FANS STANDING INSIDE STADIUM AND SINGING LA MARSEILLAISE (FRENCH NATIONAL ANTHEM) IN SUPPORT OF STRASBOURG CHRISTMAS MARKET SHOOTING VICTIMS STORY: Basketball fans sang the French national anthem to pay tribute to the victims of a shooting at a Christmas market on Tuesday (December 11).
Footage captured by a fan shows the crowd standing and singing La Marseillaise whilst the stadium was on lockdown, after the end of a match between Olimpija Ljubljana and Strasbourg.
"We were all locked up helpless," said the fan who filmed the video.
"It was our way of showing support." The gunman struck at about 1900 GMT on Tuesday, just as the picturesque Christmas market in the historic city was shutting down, He shot dead three people and wounded at least 12 others.
Security forces searched through eastern France on Wednesday (December 12) for the suspect, identified as Strasbourg-born Cherif Chekatt, 29, who was known to have been religiously radicalized while in jail.