STRASBOURG, France, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- French anti-terrorism police say they shot and killed a man Saturday wanted in connection with the bombing of a grocery store in a Paris suburb last month.
Prosecutor Patrick Poirret said the man was killed in a gun battle with officers at the his suburban Strasbourg apartment, Radio France Internationale reported.
One officer was hospitalized after he was shot in his helmet and bullet-proof vest.
The operation was part of an investigation into a Sept. 19 incident in which a small explosive device was thrown into a kosher grocery store in Sarcelle. One person was injured.
Police said other raids were carried out in the east of France, Paris and the Cote d'Azur simultaneously with the one in Strasbourg.
Neighbors of the deceased man said he had a wife and two children, including a baby, and that they had lived in the apartment for four to six months.
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