A man has been shot by police outside the cathedral of Notre-Dame in Paris. It's after he reportedly tried to attack an officer using a hammer.
Police in Paris have taken to Twitter to say the situation is now under control but a policeman has been wounded.
🔴 Parvis de Situation maîtrisée, un policier blessé, l'auteur des faits a été neutralisé et orienté vers un hôpital— Préfecture de police (@prefpolice)
They say around 900 people who are still inside the Cathedral will be gradually cleared.
🔴 Parvis de Le public confiné lors de l'intervention va être progressivement autorisé à sortir après les vérifications d'usage— Préfecture de police (@prefpolice)
French media report the suspect was also wounded in the chest.
People are being urged to stay away from the area until further notice.