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Police Identify Gunman Responsible for Strasbourg Shooting

(Strasbourg-AP) — French authorities have identified the gunman responsible for the deadly Christmas market shooting as Islamic extremist named “Cherif C.” Three people were killed and dozens were injured after he opened fire in Strasbourg on Tuesday.

Several reports say he yelled “God is Great” in Arabic while he was shooting. The manhunt is still underway for Cherif, a 29-year-old with a criminal record in several European countries. Authorities say Cherif became an Islamic extremist while serving time in prison and has been on the terrorist watch list since 2015.

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