Police shoot man who attacked officer outside Paris’s Notre Dame Cathedral

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Police have shot and injured a man who attacked an officer with a hammer outside Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris.

Paris police confirmed an officer was injured in the attack, and warned the public to stay away.

Footage posted online by RT en Francais reporter Jonathan Moadab showed police and an ambulance near the scene, and an officer standing with a gun in his hand.

Notre Dame Cathedral is one of the most visited tourist sites in Paris, attracting an estimated 13.6 million visitors a year.

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