Terror Attacks: Sustained Gunfire, Bangs at One of Two Hostage Situations in France

January 9, 2015 4:15 PM

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Terror Attacks: Sustained Gunfire, Bangs at One of Two Hostage Situations in France

Two simultaneous hostage-takings in France today are linked, with suspected gunmen in each situation connected through an earlier attempt to break a convicted terrorist out of jail, Paris' public prosecutor told ABC News.

Amedi Coulibaly, 32, a suspect in a Thursday fatal shooting of a police officer in Paris' Monrouge area, is believed to be involved with a hostage standoff at a kosher grocery, police said. Coulibaly was convicted for his involvement in an attempt to help a convicted terrorist escape custody, while ...

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