France: One Killed, One Injured In Paris Hospital Shooting

Aizbah KhanWeb Editor

12th Apr, 2021. 10:48 pm
France: One Killed, One Injured In Paris Hospital Shooting

One person was killed and a woman injured after a shooting in front of a private hospital in Paris, city and capital of France on Monday.

Sources in Paris said that the woman who was injured in the shooting has been shifted to Henry Dunant Hospital where she is undergoing treatment. She was shot in front of the same hospital.

The attacker managed to escape from the scene on a motorcycle after the shooting.

France’s BFM television has confirmed that the man killed in the shooting. The injured woman was working as a security agent at the same hospital.

Earlier, in the United States, four people, including a child, were killed in a shooting at an office building on the outskirts of Los Angeles.

The suspected assailant was injured in an exchange of fire with the police and was later arrested.

This is the third shooting death in the United States in less than a month, according to the international media reports.

The administration has not commented on the motive for the incident, 30 miles southeast of Los Angeles.

Orange Police Department Lt. Jennifer Amat told reporters that police officers arrived at the scene at 5:30 p.m., local time, where they exchanged fire with the suspected assailant.

Four people, including a child, were killed and two others, including the attacker, were injured and taken to hospital, he said.

A message on the police department’s Facebook page said the situation at the scene had stabilized and there was no further threat to the public.

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