The Daily Caller | 12/12/2018 | Staff
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The man who allegedly opened fire at a Christmas market in France on Tuesday has been identified as an Islamic extremist, Paris’ public prosecutor claimed Wednesday.

The suspect in the shooting has been named as 29-year-old Cherif Chekatt, and he reportedly yelled “Allahu Akbar” before unloading on the crowd at the Strasbourg Christmas market.

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Two people died in the attack and nine were injured, according to French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner. Chekatt is still on the loose, escaping the scene in a taxi cab. He reportedly bragged to the driver that he was injured in a firefight with soldiers.

Dominique Martin, a member of European Parliament, posted what appears to be a photo of the suspect on his Twitter account.

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Chekatt was known to police and was being monitored since 2015 due to suspected religious extremism....
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