Strasbourg Christmas Market Killer Cherif Chekatt Is Shot Dead by Police — Had Assistance From Community
Three people were killed and up to 11 more were injured, including in critical condition, after a gunman opened fire on a Christmas market in Strasbourg, France on Tuesday.
French police said the Strasbourg shooting suspect is known to authorities, and on a terrorist watch list; the suspect remains at large.
The killer Cherif Chekatt was screaming, “Allahu Akbar!” during the shooting on the Christmas market.
On Thursday Cherif Chakatt was shot dead by police.
The man suspected of opening fire at a Christmas market and killing three people has been shot dead, according to reports.
Cherif Chekatt killed three and injured another 13 people in the French city of Strasbourg on Tuesday.
— Sky News (@SkyNews) December 13, 2018
He was shot dead in the Neudorf area of Strasbourg today.
Chakatt had a flat in the area.
He likely had assistance.