Paris Knife Attack at Police Headquarters Leaves 4 Dead The unidentified attacker reportedly was a longtime administrative employee of the Paris Police Headquarters, close to Notre Dame cathedral.
He reportedly attacked officers in his office before attempting to attack others in different parts of the headquarters.
He was shot dead by police.
His motive is unclear.
French president Emmanuel Macron and several top French officials went to the scene to offer their support.
Gerard Collomb, Former Interior Minister of France, via CNN Gerard Collomb, Former Interior Minister of France, via CNN Since 2015, Paris has had a number of high-profile terror attacks, prompting public safety concerns.