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France: Police shoot and kill man that attacked nurse and stabbed officer01:14

France: Police shoot and kill man that attacked nurse and stabbed officer

France, Vincennes
September 2, 2016 at 14:52 GMT -00:00 · Published

A man was shot dead in Vincennes, Friday, after he reportedly attacked a nurse and stabbed a police officer that arrived at the scene.

Police were called to the scene when the 29-year-old man tried to assault a medic. Upon their arrival, the attacker stabbed a police officer in the neck, before being shot by one the officer's colleagues, dying instantly.

No details regarding a possible motive have been released, but according to the authorities the attacker had recently been released from a psychiatric hospital. The injured police officer was brought to a hospital and is said to be in stable condition.

France: Police shoot and kill man that attacked nurse and stabbed officer01:14
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A man was shot dead in Vincennes, Friday, after he reportedly attacked a nurse and stabbed a police officer that arrived at the scene.

Police were called to the scene when the 29-year-old man tried to assault a medic. Upon their arrival, the attacker stabbed a police officer in the neck, before being shot by one the officer's colleagues, dying instantly.

No details regarding a possible motive have been released, but according to the authorities the attacker had recently been released from a psychiatric hospital. The injured police officer was brought to a hospital and is said to be in stable condition.

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