US President Donald Trump says Paris shooting 'looks like' terror

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US President Donald Trump on Thursday condemned the Paris terrorist attack, saying there is a need to stay strong and vigilant. "It just never ends", Trump said.

One police officer was killed and two were injured when a gunman opened fire on the famed Champs-Élysées shopping district in Paris, French officials said. Again, it is happening, it seems...

Trump called the shooting "a bad thing and it's a very very awful thing that's going on in the world today".

"It just never ends", the President said at a joint news conference with the Italian Prime Minister. "It is a very, very awful thing that's going on in the world today, but it looks like another terrorist attack".

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Interior ministry spokesman Pierre-Henry Brandet told the BBC that the attack started around 9 p.m. local time in Paris when a vehicle pulled up alongside a police bus.

The incident comes just a few days before the French presidential elections. A second man, suspected of being linked to the shooting, surrendered himself in Belgium.

Shortly before the ISIS connection was revealed, French President Francois Hollande also weighed in on a possible motive, saying he is convinced the circumstances surrounding the shooting in Paris suggest it was a terrorist attack.