UPDATE 16:41 EST: U.S. President Donald Trump has commented on the attack saying, “it looks like another terrorist attack… It never ends.” Read more HERE.
UPDATE 16:29 EST: Reuters reports that the second police officer has died of his wounds. Authorities are also searching the house of the gunman who was shot which they say is in the east of Paris.
UPDATE 16:27 EST: Front National presidential candidate Marine Le Pen reacts to shooting on Twitter saying, “Emotion and solidarity for our security forces, again being targeted.”
Émotion et solidarité pour nos forces de l'ordre, à nouveau prises pour cible. MLP
— Marine Le Pen (@MLP_officiel) April 20, 2017
Marion Marechal-Le Pen has also tweeted, “Until when are we going to have to continue to cry our police and suffer with their families?”
Jusqu'à quand va-t-on devoir continuer de pleurer nos policiers et souffrir avec leurs familles ? #ChampsElysees
— Marion Le Pen (@Marion_M_Le_Pen) April 20, 2017
UPDATE 16:19 EST: Police sources saying that there have been more shots fired at a new location close to the original incident.Read more at Breitbart