June 2017 Champs-Élysées attack
The Champs-Élysées was the site of the an attack in April.
At 3:40 pm Paris local time in Paris a man attempted to ram his vehicle into a police car on the heavily guarded Champs-Élysées. The car contained an AK47 assault rifle, handguns, and a gas canister. The attacker was killed and the incident is under investigation as possible terrorism.
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- Bell, Melissa (19 June 2017). "Car rams police van on Champs-Elysees, armed suspect dead". CNN. Retrieved 19 June 2017.
- Henley, Jon (19 June 2017). "Champs Élysées: driver dead as car carrying firearms rams police van". The Guardian. Retrieved 19 June 2017.