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Armed Man Killed At Paris Police Station On Charlie Hebdo Anniversary

The man was shot and killed after reportedly lunging at a police officer. Officials say they're investigating the incident as potential terrorism.

By Jay Strubberg | January 7, 2016

French police have reportedly shot and killed a knife-wielding man outside a police station in northern Paris.

Officials say the male suspect might have yelled "Allahu Akbar!" or "God is great!" in Arabic. He was also believed to be equipped with a fake explosive belt.

The incident comes on the anniversary of the deadly shooting on the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo.

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Last January, 17 people were killed in multiple terrorist attacks in France over a three-day period.

French President Francois Hollande visited the offices of Charlie Hebdo Thursday to pay his respects to the victims. 

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