PARIS (Reuters) - An employee of French defence electronics company Thales was killed in Bogota, Colombia, on Monday, the company said on Tuesday.
A Thales spokesman said a colleague who was with victim was being looked after by authorities and the company in Colombia.
Agence France-Presse said the victim was a French engineer and he was shot dead in the street.
Thales has sent a team to Bogota and is in contact with local and diplomatic authorities, the spokesman said.
Further details were not immediately available.
Reporting by Dominique Vidalon; Editing by Angus MacSwan