Knife-wielding man in Paris suburb shot dead by police
October 16, 2020 10:18 AM
By IBTISSEM GUENFOUD, ABC News
(PARIS) -- Police in a Paris suburb shot dead an individual carrying a knife, authorities confirmed to ABC News.
A dead civilian was discovered nearby, apparently with his throat slashed, police said.
The shooting of the suspect occurred around 5 p.m. local time in the town of Eragny in the Val d'Oise.
France's Anti-Terror Prosecutor's Office confirmed to ABC News that it has opened an investigation into whether the apparent throat slashing is linked to terrorism.
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