3 Paris officers shot, 1 fatally, in Champs-Elysees attack

PARIS — An attacker with an automatic weapon opened fire on police on Paris' iconic Champs-Elysees Thursday night, killing one officer and seriously wounding two others before police shot and killed him.

Paris police spokeswoman Johanna Primevert told The Associated Press that the attacker targeted officers guarding the area near the Franklin Roosevelt subway station at the centre of the shopping avenue popular with tourists. She said he appeared to be acting alone.

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