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Hostages Situation In Paris Suburb Ends With No Injuries

A gunman who took two hostages in the Paris suburb of Colombes, Paris, handed himself over to police, BuzzFeed News confirmed.

Last updated on January 16, 2015, at 9:26 a.m. ET

Posted on January 16, 2015, at 7:36 a.m. ET

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Two people who were taken hostage in a post office by a gunman in the Paris suburb of Colombes were released unharmed, police confirmed to BuzzFeed News.

Local police told Libération that the gunman was known to police and may be mentally disturbed.

He turned himself in without incident, police said.

#France update: hostage taker at #colombes post office allegedly asking for ambulance. Poss no link to terrorism.

José Miguel Sardo@jmsardoFollow

#France update: hostage taker at #colombes post office allegedly asking for ambulance. Poss no link to terrorism.

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