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Shooting Near Supermarket West Of Paris Wounds At Least Two

The suspect was known to police for violent behavior, local media say.

26/09/2016 11:32 PM AEST | Updated 27/09/2016 12:08 AM AEST
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French police secure the area next to the Saint-Leu church during a security operation on Saturday in a shopping district of Paris, France, September 17, 2016.

PARIS, Sept 26 (Reuters) - A man who opened fire near a supermarket west of Paris and seriously injured two people is an incident not at first sight considered to be a possible act of terrorism, said a spokeswoman for the Versailles public prosecutor’s office.

The spokeswoman said the man, believed to be in his 60s, went back to his home and elite police were now at the building.

The incident happened near a supermarket in Port-Marly, about 20 km or so west of Paris.

“He went home and the RAID (elite police unit) is readying for negotiations with him,” said the spokeswoman.

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