ChampsElysees gunman had note defending IS group

PARIS -- The Champs-Elysees gunman who shot and killed a Paris police officer just days before France"s presidential election had a note with him defending the Islamic State group, France"s anti-terrorism prosecutor said Friday.

Police investigating Thursday"s attack found a note praising IS that apparently fell from the pocket of French assailant Karim Cheurfi, Paris Prosecutor Francois Molins said. Cheurfi also had addresses of police stations written on bits of paper in his car, he said.

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