Paris shooting: One person left dead and another in hospital following a shooting in Paris

One man has died and a woman has been taken to hospital for treatment after being shot outside a Paris hospital on Monday.

Police are now hunting for the gunman who opened fire near a hospital in the wealthy 16th district of the French capital, killing one person and injuring another.

Witnesses at the scene suggested it could be a case of tragic score-settling, while authorities have not made any links with terrorism.

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Paris police said the gunman fired several shots before fleeing on a two-wheeled vehicle.

Two people were shot outside the Henri Dunant hospital in Paris on Monday.

Noura Berrahmouni, of the DSPAP Alliance, said the injured person, a woman, was a security agent for the hospital.

"It was so fast we suppose it was a score-settling ... If not, we think there would be more victims," she said.

The gunman wore a hood and fired several times, according to witnesses on BFM-TV.

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Paris police are hunting for a gunman who opened fire near a hospital in the wealthy 16th district of the French capital, killing one person and injuring another.

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Police officers stand outside the Henri Dunant hospital after a shooting Monday.
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