Paris Champs-Elysées attacker had gun permit despite being on terror watchlist

Investigators have found a cache of weapons at the home of the 31-year-old man who rammed his car into a police van on the Champs Elysees avenue on Monday, a judicial source close to the investigation said.

Adam Dzaziri, a 31-year-old who had been on a watchlist for radical Islamists, had at least nine weapons, including two pistols and a Kalashnikov-type assault rifle, the source said.

Wait till you read the logic behind the decision to allow him “legal” weapons.

h/t TB

  • Raymond Hietapakka

    …Ma told me in 1959 that Police won’t do anything until someone is dead.

  • New Centurion

    Obviously the French don’t believe in that ole ” An ounce of prevention” thingy

    • Editor

      That would probably require “profiling” and that is a great sin against PC doctrine. It just makes too much sense.

  • Editor

    On the one hand, I am surprised at the stupidity of letting a guy on a watch list keep his weapons but on the other hand, it’s France.

  • Wow, France really has this stuff under control.

  • Bla Bla

    One can only presume that they allowed it on purpose.

  • Hard Little Machine

    I LOVE that they’re called KNOWN wolves, not LONE wolves now. That is priceless.

  • Ed

    “…The prime minister dismissed appeals by gun clubs to have access to such surveillance information, saying that would hinder intelligence efforts that rely on secrecy to determine whether someone is plotting a crime…”

    Dr. Phil needs to ask him “…how’s that workin for ya?”