Tuesday 6 December 2016

Police surround house after two critically injured in Paris supermarket attack

Published 26/09/2016 | 15:10

French police Photo: REUTERS
French police Photo: REUTERS

A man has opened fire near a supermarket west of Paris, critically injuring two people.

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A spokeswoman for the Versailles public prosecutor's office said the man, believed to be in his 60s, went back to his home and elite police are now at the building.

The incident happened near a supermarket in Port-Marly, about 20 km or so west of Paris.

"He went home and the RAID (elite police unit) is readying for negotiations with him," said the spokeswoman.

The spokeswoman added that they they do not believe the incident is linked to terrorism.

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