ris's iconic Champs Elysees, packed with police vans and locked down overnight as more details come out over a deadly shooting claimed by Islamic State. Authorities are now hunting for a second suspect in connection with the attack that left a policeman dead and two others injured on Thursday night.
Officials say they've identified the person who carried out the shooting, but no names have been given so far. Eyewitnesses tell Reuters they feared for their lives as shots rang out in the street, little doubt in people's minds as to the type of person responsible.>>
He came out with a Kalashnikov and started shooting. He could have shot us on the pavement and killed more people with a spray of bullets, but he targeted the police. And fortunately, it was the police who killed him.>> Although the suspect's identity is unclear, a police arrest warrant issued on Thursday warns of a dangerous individual who arrived in France on a train from Belgium.
France has been under a state of emergency since 2015, after a spate of attacks by Islamist militants.>>
Far-right candidate, Marine Le Pen, says she's deeply angry. Her National Front party repeating its calls for European borders to be closed.>>