The suspect in a string of deadly shootings in France, is dead. Islamic extremeist Mohammed Merah was killed after a 32 hour standoff with police in Toulouse, France. Merah allegedly killed seven people, including three paratroopers, three Jewish schoolchildren and a rabbi, all killed over a span of 10 days.
FOX News Radio’s Alastair Wanklyn reports from Toulouse, France:
The siege ending with heavy gunfire and a couple of blasts. Then within minutes of that, France’s Interior Minister came out to tell us al Qaeda killer Mohammed Merah is dead.
(Translator) “Mohammed Merah jumped out of the window with a weapon in his hand, continuing to shoot.”
Interior Minister Claude Gueant.
It was only a first-floor window he leaped from, but the gunman found dead on the ground. Here on the street now, it looks like police are continuing to gather evidence around the building.
In Toulouse, France, Alastair Wanklyn, FOX News Radio
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