(Paris) Three Police officers were shot tonight in the centre of
Paris with one killed and the other 2 wounded
by a gunman on the Champs Elysees.
data-lang="en-gb">Pierre-Henry Brandet of the French interior ministry said the attacker had driven up to the site of the attack by car. He got out of the car and used an automatic weapon to fire on a police van. The attacker killed one police officer and seriously wounded two other officers. He tried to fire at others as he ran off before being shot dead by police.
#BreakingNews - One policeman killed, one wounded in shootout in #Paris. #ChampsElysees https://t.co/svM6FJTJ0s pic.twitter.com/ParEzjxA4Z— FOX Business (@FoxBusiness) 20 April 2017