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Trump says shooting in Paris looks like 'terrorist attack'

AP  |  Washington 

President Donald Trump says today's fatal shooting in Paris "looks like another terrorist attack."

Paris police say a gunman has killed a police officer and wounded another before being killed himself in an attack on the Champs-Elysees shopping district.

It was unclear how Trump concluded that may have been a factor. Paris police haVE yet to announce a motive,

Trump is also offering condolences from the US to the people of France.

He calls the attack a "terrible thing" and says "it never ends." He says people must be strong and vigilant.

The attack came three days before the first round of balloting in France's presidential

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First Published: Fri, April 21 2017. 02:13 IST