The gunman who reportedly swore allegiance to ISIS and barricaded himself inside a supermarket in southern France, killing at least two people, has been shot dead by police.
Local media reports at least 12 others are injured in the incident that French President Emmanuel Macron said appears to be a terrorist attack.
Sky News reported the gunman also shot a person dead in the city of Carcassonne before stealing a car and driving toward nearby Trebes.
While driving, the gunman reportedly opened fired at a group of CRS police officers who were jogging nearby. One of the officers was shot in the shoulder but the injury is non-life-threatening.
The gunman then took shelter inside the supermarket in Trebes and reportedly yelled “Allahu Akbar!” which roughly translates to “God is Great!” in Arabic.
The suspect also reportedly said “he is ready to die for Syria” and demanded Abdeslam be released from custody.
Abdeslam is the lone surviving member of an ISIS terror cell behind the deadly 2015 attacks in Paris that killed 130 people at a theatre, the national stadium and cafes.
The Islamic State has not immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.
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