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Man jumped to his death inside Les quatre temps in La Défense cause loud noise that triggered panic

Mass panic at La Défense shopping mall in Paris.

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According to witnesses and local media reports, a man plunged to his death at a busy shopping mall in the La Defense district of Paris, creating a loud noise that triggered widespread panic and concerns of an ongoing shooting incident.

The incident occurred around 5:15 p.m. on a Saturday, when shoppers heard a loud bang at the Westfield Les Quatre Temps (4 Temps) shopping mall, causing hundreds of people to run or take cover.

Despite initial fears of an active shooter, security officials confirmed that no evidence of a shooting had been found.

BFMTV, citing a source close to the investigation, stated that a man had jumped from one of the upper floors, resulting in the loud noise.

The incident is currently being investigated as a suicide, according to the channel.

This is a developing story that will be updated when more information is available.


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