Paris gunman identified by police
The gunman who shot dead a policeman in Paris yesterday evening has been identified from papers left in his car, but French officials are yet to release his name.
Local media say the 39-year-old lived in the city's suburbs, and had been seen as a potential Islamist radical.
The BBC reports the gunman also wounded two police officers before he was killed by security forces on the Champs-Elysees.
President François Hollande is to chair a security cabinet meeting, as France readies for Sunday's presidential poll. Mr Hollande said he was convinced the attack was "terrorist-related", so-called Islamic State (IS) said one of its "fighters" had carried out the attack.