Brother of Ivory Coast and Tottenham defender Serge Aurier, Christopher has been shot dead in the early hours of Monday in Toulouse, France.
Christopher Aurier, 26, was reportedly shot in the abdomen outside a nightclub in Toulouse around 5am on the Boulevard de Thibaud in the French city.
The suspect is still on the run.
Police were called by members of the public after they discovered a man lying on the ground with a gun wound to the abdomen. Christopher was later pronounced dead at hospital.
Local police, were said to have begun their investigation and the area where the shooting occurred have been closed off.
Christopher was also a footballer and he played at amateur level and was most recently on the books with French fifth-tier side Toulouse Rodeo. He previously had trials at Brentford in 2011, and also tried out for non-league side Stalybridge Celtic.
The incident came just hours after his brother had played for Spurs in their 2-1 win over Arsenal in the North London Derby at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.