The person who opened fireplace on a Christmas market in Strasbourg, France was killed on Thursday after a shootout with police.
Cherif Chekatt eluded seize following Tuesday’s taking pictures that killed three and left 11 extra wounded, prompting an enormous search involving tons of of regulation enforcement brokers within the EU.
WATCH: Police on the hunt for Strasbourg Christmas market attacker
On Thursday, a police operation was underway within the La Meinau district of the japanese France metropolis, with stories of gunfire.
France’s inside minister later confirmed that Chekatt was lifeless.
The suspected gunman grew up within the metropolis and had a checkered previous. The 29-year-old man had racked up dozens of previous prison convictions for theft and fraud and had been out and in of jail.
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