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France: Man attacks police officer with hammer near Notre Dame /update 1

Police shoot a man who attacked an officer with a hammer near the Notre Dame cathedral on June 6; avoid the area

TIMEFRAME expected from 6/6/2017, 12:00 AM until 6/6/2017, 11:59 PM (Europe/Paris). COUNTRY/REGION Paris

Event

Police officials have asked people to stay away from the area around the Notre Dame cathedral in central Paris as of the afternoon of Tuesday, June 6, due to an ongoing security incident. Initial reports indicate that a man attacked a police officer with a hammer before being shot and wounded by responding officers.

Advice

Individuals in Paris are advised to avoid the area, monitor the situation, and obey any instructions issued by the local authorities.

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