A knife attack in a park in Villejuif, south of the French capital, Paris, resulted in a fatality. Two other wounded were taken to the hospital. The perpetrator was shot. “
The perpetrator attacked people with a knife in the Parc des Hautes-Bruyères around 2 pm. Nothing is known about his motives.
One attack fell during the attack, various sources report to the French newspaper Le Parisien. Two people were taken to the hospital with serious injuries.
According to the French channel BFM TV, the perpetrator was subsequently neutralised by at least three police bullets in the neighbouring municipality of L’Haÿ-Les-Roses.
The French State Secretary for the Interior, Laurent Nuñez, congratulated the “courage, efficiency and reactivity” of the security forces, “allowing the perpetrator to be neutralised quickly.”
The perpetrator wanted to make even more victims, reports the attorney Laure Beccuau. But bystanders in the park could escape.