Media: gunman in police in Paris was a supporter of ISIS

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PARIS, April 21. /Offset. TASS Mikhail Timofeev/. The Frenchman, shot Thursday by police on the Champs Elysees, apparently is a supporter of the group “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia). On it informs Agency France-Presse (AFP).

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“According to sources close to the investigation, near the body of the attacker, police in Paris found a note in an inscription in defense IG”, – stated in the message Agency.

The incident on the Champs Elysees in Paris occurred on Thursday at about 21:00 local time (22:00 GMT). The offender drove his car to the bus in which were several officers, and opened fire with a machine gun in the army. One guard was killed and two were injured. Then the man ran down the Champs-élysées, shooting at other police officers return fire he was killed.

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