Prosecutor on way to ID man killed in Strasbourg

Prosecutor on way to ID man killed in Strasbourg
Police vehicles move at the center of the city of Strasbourg following a shooting, eastern France, Tuesday Dec. 11, 2018. A man who had been flagged as a possible extremist sprayed gunfire near the city of Strasbourg's famous Christmas market Tuesday, killing three people, wounding 12 and sparking a massive manhunt. France immediately raised its terror alert level.(AP Photo/Jean-Francois Badias) (Jean-Francois Badias)

STRASBOURG, France (WTOL) - According to AP, a counter-terror prosecutor is on the way to identify if the man killed by police was the shooting suspect in the Strasbourg shooting that happened earlier this week.

French authorities detained five people as they hunted Wednesday for a suspected extremist who sprayed gunfire at one of Europe’s most famous Christmas markets in the eastern city of Strasbourg, killing three and wounding at least 13 and putting the whole country on edge anew.

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