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The gunman who shot useless a policeman on the Champs Elysees has been named by the Paris prosecutor as Karim Cheurfi, a convicted legal.

He used a Kalashnikov assault rifle to kill the police officer with two bullets to the pinnacle, Fran├žois Molins instructed journalists within the French capital.

A observe defending so-called Islamic State was discovered close to his physique, having presumably fallen from his pocket.

Cheurfi had 4 legal convictions, the prosecutor mentioned.

Friday is the final day of campaigning earlier than Sunday’s presidential election.