PARIS (CBS News/CBSDC/AP) — Paris police say gunmen attacked the office of a French satirical newspaper in Paris on Wednesday, killing at least 12 people and leaving at least as many more injured.
CBS News’ Elaine Cobbe reports that, according to witnesses, two armed and masked men walked into the headquarters of the Charlie Hebdo magazine and opened fire in the entrance hallway, killing people as they saw them.
French President Francois Hollande appeared at the scene of the shooting quickly and confirmed that the hunt for the suspects was ongoing. He said the level of terror alert for the French capital had been raised. At least two of those killed were reportedly police officers.
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Paris prosecutor’s spokeswoman Agnes Thibault-Lecuivre confirmed 12 people were killed.