Strasbourg Deadly Shooter Killed by French Police

Published December 14th, 2018 - 02:00 GMT
French police officers block the road near the site where Cherif Chekatt, the alleged gunman who had been on the run since allegedly killing three people at Strasbourg's popular Christmas market. (AFP)
French police officers block the road near the site where Cherif Chekatt, the alleged gunman who had been on the run since allegedly killing three people at Strasbourg's popular Christmas market. (AFP)

French police shot dead Strasbourg shooting suspect Cherif Chekkat on Thursday, local media reported.

Chekkat, 29, was killed during a police operation on Lazaret Street, according to reports.

French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner is expected to make a statement.

On Tuesday, a gunman opened fire at a Christmas market in Place Kleber square before leaving the scene.

Police said security forces raided the suspect’s house but failed to find him.

 

This article has been adapted from its original source.


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