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Man who attacked officer outside Notre-Dame Cathedral shot at by Paris Police

  • A man attacked a police officer outside Notre-Dame Cathedral with a hammer and he was shot at by French police as a result of the act. It was later found that the assailant also had several kitchen knives with him. He was threatening passersby outside what can be called one of the leading tourist attractions in the capital city of France. During the entire operation hundreds of people sought refuge in the cathedral even as at least 100 police officers rushed to the scene of crime.