Agence France-Presse said that an unidentified man threatened a French policeman with a knife, today in the 18th arrondissement in Paris.
According to the agency, the accident occurred at the intersection of Bueno and Poisson Streets. The policeman shot when the attacker pounced on him with a knife. The attacker’s motives are currently being investigated.
The Paris Police Directorate referred to the incident in a tweet on “Twitter”, and said: “In the eighteenth district in Paris, a police officer was threatened with a weapon, and that prompted him to use his firearm. The area of the accident was cordoned off.” The directorate did not provide any other details.