New footage shows diners taking cover during Paris shooting

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By Euronews
New footage shows diners taking cover during Paris shooting

<p>Dramatic footage has emerged of a the moment a family take cover when a gunman open fires on the Champs Elysees Avenue.</p> <p>The footage of the attack, which left one police officer dead and two others wounded, was taken inside a restaurant close to the scene. </p> <p>Businessman Mohannad Sulaiman Alnoaimi filmed the scenes his mobile phone during a work trip to the city.</p> <p>He said: “Suddenly we hear a sound just like a fire, fire shooting. </p> <p>“We didn’t know whether it was fire or no, it was very quick after the first ten seconds or twenty seconds the fire came back again.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Champs Elysées shooting: what we know <a href="https://t.co/tecJdf9Ja6">https://t.co/tecJdf9Ja6</a> <a href="https://t.co/x7BwRdJX5a">pic.twitter.com/x7BwRdJX5a</a></p>— euronews (@euronews) <a href="https://twitter.com/euronews/status/855554304865964033">April 21, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>“We recognised that there was a fire shooting behind us directly, the people started screaming, shouting, running around the place.”</p> <p>The gunman has been identified as a French national with a heavy police record but who was not on France’s terror watch list.</p> <p>He was shot dead by police at the scene.</p> <p>More than a hundred police officers gathered to remember their colleague, 39-year-old Xavier Jugele.</p> <p>The late-night vigil was also attended by members of the public.</p>