BREAKING Paris suspect turns himself in - reports

Friday, April 21, 2017

A suspect wanted in relation to last night's Paris attacks has turned himself in, according to reports.

News agency AFP reports that the suspect handed himself into police in Belgium.

One officer was killed and another injured in an attack on the Champs-Elysees last night after a 39-year-old man stopped his vehicle next to a police bus, got out and opened fire with a kalashnikov rifle.

The gunman, who has since been named as Karim Cheurfi, was shot dead, but it was reported that a second was on the run.

Islamic State has since claimed responsibility for the attack thriough its news agency, Amaq, naming Cheurif as Abu-Yusuf al-Baljiki. The last part of this name translates as "the Belgian."

More to follow.

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