According to reports, the attacker entered the building and attacked a police officer, wounding him with his weapon.
The perpetrator was then shot by the police officer with his service weapon. The motives of the attacker are still unknown.
Local media reports that two or three policemen were wounded during the attack.
The perimeter around the nearby police headquarters was also cordoned off.
French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner is on his way to the police headquarters. (Sputnik/)
Edited by Hadiza Mohammed/Silas Nwoha