Photos, videos French interior Ministry does not consider the attack an attack in StrasbourgPhoto: twitter Jamie Brown

Attacker Sheriff Shecat was listed in the list of potential terrorists

12.12.18 53200

The French police could not yet say that the man who shot people at the Christmas market in Strasbourg was a terrorist motive. This was stated by state Secretary of the Ministry of internal Affairs of France Laurent Nunez, according to Le Figaro.

At the same time the Minister confirmed that the shooter was known to police for several crimes committed, but they were not linked to terrorism.

However, while he was in prison, he was spotted by his religious radicalization, and followed him.

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The shooter was a 29-year-old Sheriff Shecat. In 2016 he was in the so-called list of “S” where the anti-terrorist service make potential terrorists.

Sheriff Shekat/Photo:

The Sheriff opened fire at a Christmas fair in Strasbourg. Usually this event attracts thousands of tourists. Shot three, and wounded thirteen men. Eight of them in serious condition. On the number of victims reports the BBC.

Patrol opened fire on him. The scene Sheriff fled in a taxi. Later the driver told me that the man sat down in his car, was wounded in the leg.

Arrow apartment was searched. According to preliminary data there found some grenades. Now he is wanted.

We will remind, the head of the European Parliament (which sits at Strasbourg) Antonio Tajani said that the shooting at the Christmas fair will not intimidate members of the European Parliament.