Suspect on terror watch list kills two, injures 11 in shooting near Christmas market in France; Update: 4 dead
Two people are reported dead and more injured in a shooting near a Christmas market in Strasbourg, France Tuesday night.
• 2 people dead, at least 11 injured, officials say
• Search underway for suspect, who is known to authorities, and on a terrorist watch list, police say
• Everyone in the Neudorf area warned to stay indoors
— NBC News (@NBCNews) December 11, 2018
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.
Of the 11 wounded in the incident, seven had serious injuries and four had minor injuries, officials said.
How times have changed. Tonight’s terrorist attack in France not even getting a mention on cable shows
— Frida Ghitis (@FridaGhitis) December 11, 2018
The death toll has risen to four:
Death toll in Strasbourg shooting rises to 4, suspect wounded but still at large, French police union officials say. https://t.co/54vLgqifBU
— The Associated Press (@AP) December 11, 2018
That’s not a painting. That’s an actual picture of the Strasbourg Christmas market. I’m told it’s just an incredible place where people from all over the world come together at Christmas time. Praying for France. pic.twitter.com/8vWjYTw7jM
— Jesse Kelly (@JesseKellyDC) December 12, 2018
Twitchy will update this post as more details are available.
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