Police shot a knife-wielding man in Lyon on Sunday, June 16. The suspect was reportedly threatening officers with a knife; in response, the officers shot him in the leg outside Desgenettes military hospital. An investigation has been opened into the incident. No motive was immediately reported.
A heightened security presence is to be expected in Lyon over the coming hours.
Individuals in Lyon are advised to monitor developments, report suspicious objects and behavior to police, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.
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