“One police officer and an attacker have been killed in a shooting in Paris,” cnn.com reports. “The Champs-Elysées has been closed and authorities are telling people to avoid the area. Video showed the normally busy avenue, one of the most famous streets in the world, empty of residents and tourists but teeming with security officers at 9:30 p.m.”
According to various reports the shooter — who was known to police, according to Fox News — was shot and killed at the scene.
More details as they become available.