France: 3 police officers killed by man armed with a gun

In France, a man armed with a gun killed three police officers who were called to intervene during a domestic violence case.

The officers were trying to help the woman who went up on her roof to escape in the small village of Saint Just.

The man shot at the policemen and set the house on fire. Another police officer was injured.

It is reported that the woman was rescued. The suspect was known to the police from previous cases related to child custody and was found dead shortly afterwards.