French police shoot knife-wielding man: report

Police in France shot a man who threatened officers and passers-by with a knife Thursday evening.

The incident happened at about 7:30 p.m. local time near a vaccination center in Meudon, a suburb southwest of Paris, officials tweeted.

Police responding to reports of the threats shot the man three times as he charged at them with a knife, French newspaper Le Parisien reported.

The man was driven to an area hospital for treatment, according to the report. A police union representative told the newspaper that the man was alive following the shooting and no officers had been injured.
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