Paris shooting kills police officer; Islamic State claims credit - UPI.com
UPI reports: "French authorities said a police officer was shot dead Thursday on one
of the best-known streets in downtown Paris -- an attack that also left
the gunman dead and has investigators working to determine if it was
The gunfire began Thursday night on the Avenue des Champs-Elysees and
the area was evacuated, authorities said. Two other police officers were
wounded in the shooting.
There were no immediate reports of civilian casualties. Witnesses said
the gunman used an AK-47-type rifle in the attack. [...] The Islamic State terror group claimed credit for the shooting."
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