French soldier fires on man trying to enter Louvre museum, man wounded

February 3, 2017 11:32

PARIS - A French soldier on Friday opened fire on and wounded a man armed with a knife who was trying to enter the Louvre museum in central Paris, a police source said.

Another police source said the man had been trying to get into the museum's underground shop with a suitcase. Police said the area had been evacuated. The interior ministry said on twitter the incident was "serious".

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