The demonstrators from Paris’s Asian community grouped in front of the 19th arrondissement police station at 10pm GMT (before 9pm local time) before they began to unleash a flurry of attacks against officers.
Three people have been arrested after a police source told Le Parisian, three officers have been “slightly injured by jets of projectiles”.
Shaoyo Liu, 56, was killed by anti-crime police after they were called to his family home in the wake of a family disagreement.
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Police in Paris are struggling to cope with the fall out from a plague of riots which have kicked off in the city’s northern suburbs.
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Violent riots in Paris after police kill Chinese father of four
Police are trying to contain the situation in Paris
The police smashed the door, the shot was gone and my father found himself on the ground
Children of Shaoyo Liu
According to the police, Mr Liu was killed because Mr Liu rushed to assault one of the officers “as soon as the door was opened”, so another officer opened fire on the father of five.
The policeman who was the victim of the knife attack was taken to hospital straight after the incident.
However, the family insists that their father had scissors to cut fish up that he was cooking.
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In a statement, one of Mr Liu’s children said: “Around 7.00pm GMT(8.00pm local time), my sister heard a knock at the door.
“She looked at the hole in the door and saw two armed men and a woman, said one of the daughters of the victim at Parisian.
“My father, he came to the door with the scissors as he had to take care of the fish he was cooking. The knocking on the door became stronger and stronger, I shouted, ‘Calm down, make less noise’, but nothing Did it.
“They smashed the door, the shot was gone and my father found himself on the ground."
A police source said the demonstrations around the 19th century police station have calmed down. The hashtag #mortdeLiuShaoyo has been used on Twitter to remember the father.
There are reports of around 200 protesters.