Police state there were at least two people involved in the shooting, one of them has been killed.
BREAKING: SHOOTING INCIDENT IN PARIS – Reports of several casualties… At least two attackers… POLICE KILLED
SHOOTER KILLED, ‘SUSPICIOUS PACKAGE’ INVESTIGATED…
- Police officer killed in Champs Elysees shooting
- One suspect shot dead
- At least one other suspect thought to be on the loose
- Central Paris in lockdown
- France under state of emergency
At least two attackers in Paris shooting
Suspect shot dead
The person who fired at police in Paris has been killed, police sources told Reuters.
PARIS POLICE SHOT AS GUNMAN OPENS FIRE… DEVELOPING…
A POLICEMAN has been shot dead and another injured in a “terror attack” in central Paris.
The officers were gunned down in the central boulevard of the Champs-Élysée this evening.
Local police said the shooting is “very probably a terrorist act” and advised people to avoid the area.
The attacker is thought to have been caught.
Unconfirmed reports suggest he has been killed.
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French police source says one officer has been killed and another has been wounded in a shooting in Paris
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A POLICE officer has been killed and another injured in a shooting at the Champs Elysees in Paris as officials say one attacker remains on the run.
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Police in Paris say shooting of officers likely a terrorist attack, the gunman has reportedly been killed.
BREAKING: French police says 1 officer has been killed & another wounded in a shooting near the Champs Elysees in Paris. – @SkyNewsBreak
#ChampsElysees closed. Riot police on ground in #paris
Champs Elysees shooting: ‘One police officer dead and another injured’ after shots fired near Paris landmark
HUNDREDS OF HEAVILY ARMED COPS FLOOD AREA
A witness identified only as Ines told BFM that she heard a shooting, saw a man’s body on the ground and the area was quickly evacuated by police.
France is currently under a state of emergency following a spate of Islamist terror attacks.
The shooting comes just hours after one of the busiest roads in the capital was closed off by police as officers dealt with a ‘suspicious package’.
Reports suggest that items were discovered by officers as Rue de Rivoli, in the centre of the French capital, remained shut.