Knife-wielding man shot dead trying to enter Paris police station (UPDATE)
Details added (first version posted on 15:52)
Police in Paris have shot a man who tried to enter a police station armed with a knife, Reuters news agency reported.
The incident took place at the Goutte d'Or police station in Paris' 18th district.
An eyewitness said two or three shots were heard. Police have sealed off the area.
The man armed with a knife allegedly attacked on-duty policemen, with one officer receiving injuries, according to local media reports.
Police union sources told Reuters the knife-wielding attacker was shot and killed.
There were also reports that the man was believed to have shouted "Allah Akbar" as he tried to gain entry to the station. There were also fears that he could have been wearing a suicide belt, however, police sources later confirmed that it was in fact a fake.
"The man did have a belt, but it was a fake. The bomb-disposal unit confirmed it was a fake," the police union source said, as cited by Reuters.