Paris gun suspect charged

The suspect in a shooting at a leading French newspaper office has been charged, according to AP. The prosecutor said Abdelhakim Dekhar was charged late on Friday with several attempted murders and a kidnapping lasting fewer than seven days.

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Soldiers on patrol across Paris following shooting arrest

A French soldier patrols near the Eiffel Tower in Paris after the security alert triggered by the shootings. Credit: Reuters

Members of the French armed forced are on patrol in metro stations and on busy streets in Paris this evening, following the arrest of a man over a series of gun attacks in the city earlier in the week.

French soldiers patrol Montparnasse metro station in Paris this evening. Credit: Reuters

The suspected gunman is believed to be behind four attacks around the capital. The motive for the attacks remains unclear.

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