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Paris Police Shoot, Wound Hammer-Wielding Assailant Outside Notre Dame

France's interior minister says a man yelled "this is for Syria" as he attacked officers with a hammer; the incident is being investigated as a terrorist attack. One officer suffered minor injuries.
French police gather near the site of an attack near the entrance of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris on Tuesday. Anti-terrorist prosecutors have opened an investigation after police shot and injured a man who had tried to attack officers with a hammer. One officer was slightly injured. / BERTRAND GUAY / Getty Images

A man in Paris attacked police officers with a hammer on Tuesday near Notre Dame Cathedral, and he was shot and wounded by police.

One officer has minor injuries

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