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‘Still At Large’ – Strasbourg Shooting Suspect Convicted 27 Times Before, Yelled “Allahu Akbar”

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French police have detained five people in connection with Tuesday’s deadly attack on a popular Christmas Market in the French city of Strasbourg – which unfolded only a few blocks away from the European Parliament. However, the shooter, who was reportedly wounded in the attack before commandeering a taxi to make his escape, remains at large, and French authorities worry that he may have fled to neighboring Germany, according to the Financial Times.

French police have detained five people in connection with Tuesday’s deadly attack on a popular Christmas Market in the French city of Strasbourg – which unfolded only a few blocks away from the European Parliament. However, the shooter, who was reportedly wounded in the attack before commandeering a taxi to make his escape, remains at large, and French authorities worry that he may have fled to neighboring Germany, according to the Financial Times.

Some 350 police and gendarmes are actively searching for the suspect. France has issued an  “urgence attentat” (emergency attack) alert, which temporarily expands police powers and forces officers to maintain “a higher degree of vigilance,” according to the BBC. Police said they had cordoned off areas in the south of the city and tightened border controls. Meanwhile, Paris prosecutors have launched a murder investigation as well as a probe into “attempted murder in relation with a terrorist enterprise.”

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