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13 Dec 2019 | 06:13 PM UTC

France: Police kill knife-wielding man in Paris December 13

France News Alert

Police shoot and kill knife-wielding man in Paris December 13; heightened security presence expected over the coming hours

TIMEFRAME expected from 12/13/2019, 12:00 AM until 12/13/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/Paris). COUNTRY/REGION Paris

Event

Police shot and killed a knife-wielding man in Paris on Friday morning (local time), December 13. The suspect was reportedly threatening officers with a knife, prompting police to fire seven rounds. The incident occurred in the La Défense business district.

A heightened security presence is to be expected in Paris over the coming hours.

Advice

Individuals in Paris 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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