FRANCE (April 25, 2022)— Police in Paris have opened fire on a vehicle that tried to hit them – killing two occupants and injuring a third, according to local media. The vehicle’s driver and passenger has died, according to Sky News.
The incident happened near the Pont Neuf – in the centre of the French capital – on Sunday night.
It is believed that the vehicle’s driver, and a passenger sitting in the front seat, were those who died.
A woman who was sat in the back seat has been taken to hospital – and reports suggest bullets hit her arm.
A witness told Le Figaro newspaper: “A car was parked in the wrong direction along the Vert-Galant square on the Pont Neuf, the police approached to control the individuals present in the vehicle by pointing automatic weapons at him.