Police Investigate Beheading of Teacher in Paris Suburb

A terrorism investigation was launched after a teacher was beheaded in the street in the northwest Parisian suburb of Conflans-Sainte-Honorine on Friday evening, October 16, reports said.

Police reportedly pursued the suspect into the neighboring town of Eragny, where he was shot and killed.

According to reports, the victim, a middle-school history teacher, had recently shown caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad to his students while teaching about freedom of expression.

French anti-terrorism authorities confirmed that an investigation would be launched into the attack.

This footage was taken on Rue du Bois d’Aulne in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine, the site where the teacher was reportedly killed. Credit: @quentinsuree via Storyful