Thank you for reaching out to the Wefugees community and for sharing your friend's situation with us.
Unfortunately, your friend will most likely be returned to Italy, as France would recognize Italy as the responsible country for his case due to Dublin III Regulations.
Please have a look at these following threads from our platform where I and other experts have answered similar questions:
Does Dublin III effect me if I seek asylum in Italy?
I was rejected in France and I want to apply for asylum again
Please let us know if you need any further assistance or have any more questions.