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Champs-Elysées shooting

Updated 1150 GMT (1950 HKT) April 21, 2017
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Police officers block access to the Champs-Elysées in Paris after a shooting on Thursday, April 20. One police officer and an attacker were killed, according to CNN affiliate BFMTV and the French Interior Ministry. LUDOVIC MARIN/AFP/Getty Images
Bystanders raise their hands in the air as they approach police who were clearing the streets around the Champs-Elysées. FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images
Emergency crews work near the site of the shooting. FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images
Police survey the Champs-Elysées as they work to secure the area. Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images
People evacuate passers-by from the scene with their hands raised. The Champs-Elysées, a top tourist attraction in Paris, is lined with restaurants, cafes, exclusive designer boutiques and tourist shops. Thibault Camus/AP
A forensic team investigates the scene where an attacker opened fire on police with an automatic weapon. Kamil Zihnioglu/AP
A French soldier stands guard after the shooting. THOMAS SAMSON/AFP/Getty Images
A police van is towed away from the scene. Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images
Police, who are on high alert, monitor the scene of the shooting. Thibault Camus/AP
Authorities closed the world-famous shopping street and told people to avoid the area. FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images
The Eiffel Tower is seen in the background as police officers block the entrance to the Champs-Elysées. THOMAS SAMSON/AFP/Getty Images