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Security Alert: Paris (France), Personally-Motivated Shooting Incident

Location: Paris 16th District, Hopital Henri- Dunant, 95 rue Michel-Ange

Event:  Police and Media report a shooting incident. The shooter escaped on a scooter and is at large.  At this time, it appears to be a personally-motivated, targeted attack.  Police request people avoid the area around the hospital.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the area
  • Seek secure shelter, if in the area
  • Monitor local media for updates
  • Be aware of your surroundings
  • Notify friends and family of your safety

U.S. citizens may monitor English-language French media at the following:


U.S. Embassy Paris, France

+33 (1) 43 12 22 22



U.S. Consulate General Marseille, France
+33 (1) 43 12 22 22



U.S. Consulate General Strasbourg, France

+33 (1) 43 12 22 22



State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

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