Suspect on terror watch list kills two, injures 11 in shooting near Christmas market in France; Update: 4 dead

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Two people are reported dead and more injured in a shooting near a Christmas market in Strasbourg, France Tuesday night.

NBC News reports:

Two people are dead and at least 11 injured in a shooting Tuesday night in the French city of Strasbourg, with police searching for a suspect who is on a terrorist watch list.

The shooting took place around 8 p.m. near a Christmas market in the French-German border city of Strasbourg that attracts millions of tourists every year.

As of about 10:45 p.m. local time, the suspect was still at large, and police were engaged in a firefight in the neighborhood of Neudorf in Strasbourg. It wasn’t immediately clear if the firefight was connected to the deadly shooting, officials said.

Of the 11 wounded in the incident, seven had serious injuries and four had minor injuries, officials said.

Update:

The death toll has risen to four:

Twitchy will update this post as more details are available.


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