The photo below is from the aftermath of the shootout. “Police officers search for evidence in a street in Ile-Saint-Denis, northern suburb of Paris, after the shootout.”)
We will have to wait and see if this was actually terrorism or just the usual brutality that characterizes Muslim criminals. Some would claim that it all depends upon whether the attacker shouted something related to his religion (such as “Allahu akbar”) while committing his act.
Via The Local:
France’s Justice Minister Christiane Taubira came under fire on Tuesday after a radicalized inmate on the run after not returning to prison following temporary leave shot a policemen in the head during a botched robbery and car chase.
Police unions reacted angrily on Tuesday after a radicalized prisoner shot a policeman, leaving him in a critical condition.
The inmate, who had been on the run since being allowed temporary leave in May, was killed in the shoot-out after succumbing to his injuries.
The injured officer, aged 36, is in hospital with the interior minister describing his condition as “desperate”.