Paris police responding to an incident near Notre Dame Cathedral – Los Angeles Times
Paris police are urging the public to stay away from Notre Dame Cathedral after an officer shot and injured an attacker near the medieval landmark on Tuesday.
Police tweeted about the operation Tuesday afternoon but did not provide any details.
Numerous police vehicles were in the area of the Ile de Cite island in the River Seine in central Paris.
Paris is subject to high security measures after a string of Islamist extremist attacks in recent years.
This story will be updated as more information becomes available.
8:05 a.m.: This story has been updated with Paris police saying an officer shot and injured an attacker.
7:55 a.m.: This story has been updated with information on police activity in the area.
This story originally published at 7:40 a.m.