Armed man 'takes hostage in kosher grocery in eastern Paris'

Armed man 'takes hostage in kosher grocery in eastern Paris'
Police vehicles at the scene in north-east Paris.

A third shooting has reportedly broken out in eastern Paris. It is reported an armed man has taken a hostage in a kosher grocery in Porte de Vincennes in eastern Paris.

One person is reported to have been wounded.

The area has been evacuated by armed police.

Meanwhile, police have a warehouse in north-east Paris surrounded, where it is thought the two gunmen suspected of carrying out the fatal shootings in the city on Wednesday have taken a hostage.

It also emerged today that authorities believe there is a link between the brothers and the suspected perpetrator of a shooting yesterday in the Parisian suburb of Montrouge in which a female police officer was killed.

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