Report: Shots fired at Cannes Film Festival [photo]; Update: ‘Appears to be a crazy guy’

http://twitter.com/#!/Reuters/status/335508053753479169

Scant information out there, but Reuters just tweeted the news and a photo. Twitchy will monitor and update.

Update: According to this report, the shooter is in custody and no one has been injured.

The Cannes shooter is in police custody, and no one is believed to be hurt. yhoo.it/109TQyD

— Yahoo! News (@YahooNews) May 17, 2013

More:

Christoph Waltz Interview Interrupted By Gunshots at Cannes Film Festival (VIDEO) gossipcop.com/cannes-film-fe… via @gossipcop

— Jéssicaaraújo (@jess_robsten) May 17, 2013

Hmm:

Question for the weekend: will the shots fired at Cannes get more or less coverage than the shots fired at the NOLA Mother’s Day parade?

— Columbia Jrn Review (@CJR) May 17, 2013

@cjr Since the 2 shots at Cannes were blanks and 19 people were NOT injured, no.

— Justice Café (@facsmiley) May 17, 2013

@cjr @saramorrison More. Waaaaaaaaaaaaaay more.

— Kofi Appiah Biney (@kofiabiney) May 17, 2013

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Update:

Reuters is quoting a police source as saying that the shooter “appears to be a crazy guy” who was carrying a dummy grenade and a knife.

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2013/05/17/report-shots-fired-at-cannes-film-festival-photo/

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