Man Shot Dead In Paris For Threatening Cops With Knife

A safety man had alerted police concerning the presence of an armed man (Representational)


Cops shot useless a person who threatened them with a knife within the Paris enterprise district of La Protection on Friday, police sources mentioned.

A safety man had alerted police to the presence of a person armed with a knife in La Protection Sq..

The suspect rushed in direction of the three-men patrol that had gone to verify the state of affairs, wielding the knife and shouting: “I’m going to kill you”, the sources mentioned.

Seven pictures had been fired, with two pictures hitting the person within the chest and within the thigh.

The person, a 42-year outdated Moroccan, had escaped from a psychiatric ward in June, a police supply mentioned. No additional particulars had been instantly out there.

In October, an IT employee at police headquarters in Paris killed 4 co-workers earlier than a police officer shot him useless, an assault which is being investigated by France’s anti-terrorism prosecutor.

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