But Authorities say it is too early to say if the man was linked to the shooting or not.
Meanwhile, Residents in and around CHAMPS-ELYSEES have now been evacuated after a policeman was killed and two others wounded.
The Paris Prosecutor’s office named the attacker as Karim Cheurfi.
French media reported Cheurfi was on the radar of intelligence services. The so-called Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack.
In the meantime, all election campaign have been suspended.