One police officer killed, another wounded in Paris shooting - police | Reuters

PARIS One policeman was killed and another wounded in a shooting incident in central Paris on Thursday night, a police source said.

The person who fired on police on the Champs-Elysees, one of the world's most prestigious boulevards, has been killed, the source said.

Police authorities called on the public to avoid the area.

A Reuters reporter saw a helicopter flying low over central Paris, apparently part of a follow-up police operation. (Reporting by Richard Balmforth; Writing by Ingrid Melander; Editing by Leigh Thomas and Janet Lawrence)

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Published Date: Apr 21, 2017 01:46 am | Updated Date: Apr 21, 2017 01:46 am