President Donald Trump on Thursday said that a shooting on France’s Avenue des Champs-Élysées “looks like another terrorist attack,” though few details have emerged yet about what motivated the incident.
“Our condolences from our country to the people of France,” Trump said during a joint press conference with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni. “It looks like another terrorist attack, and what can you say, it just never ends.”
Trump called the shooting “a terrible thing and it’s a very very terrible thing that’s going on in the world today.”
“We have to be strong and we have to be vigilant,” he said. “And I’ve been saying it for a long time.”
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Paris police said that the attacker and one police officer died during the shooting Thursday afternoon, while another officer was wounded. Few details were immediately available about the shooting, though Reuters reported that it “could have been an attempt at an armed robbery.”
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