This is an ongoing situation. Refresh this post for regular updates as they come in.
8:07PM EST: CNN’s Jake Tapper is now reporting that the current death toll stands at 149.
7:41PM EST: CNN is reporting that the Paris Deputy Mayor has said at least 118 people are dead at the concert venue alone.
7:39PM EST: Officials say they expect the death toll to rise.
7:38PM EST: French President is en route to the scene of the massacre at the concert venue.
7:35PM EST: Several reports say that Belgium has closed its borders following the Paris attacks.
7:34PM EST: According to Reuters, a Paris city official says the current total death toll is near 140.
7:32PM EST: Police now say three suspects were killed in the raid on the concert hall according to AFP.
7:26PM EST: The Eiffel Tower has gone black following the deadly attacks in Paris.
7:25PM EST: Vice Pres. Biden: “Our hearts are with Paris tonight…we stand together. We will never bow. We will never break.”
7:24PM EST: The Associated Press is reporting that police are saying over 100 people were killed inside of the concert hall.
7:23PM EST: France News 24 is reporting that the terrorists threw explosives into the crowd at the concert hall as police raided the building. Police say expect the death toll to rise.
7:18PM EST: Some reports seem to indicate that there are 100+ dead at the concert venue alone. This is a fluid situation.
7:17PM EST: AFP is reporting that at least 100 people are dead in the attacks.
7:14PM EST: Police reportedly arrested one suspect who allegedly said he was from ISIS.
6:57PM EST: The police raid on the Paris Bataclan concert hall is reportedly over according to BFMTV. Two suspects are said to have been killed.
6:55PM EST: Video has emerged of the French raid on the Paris Bataclan concert hall:
6:43PM EST: Reports of multiple dozens of people injured in attacks. All area hospitals on high alert.
6:41PM EST: NYPD tweets that they are deploying additional officers to the streets of New York out of “abundance of caution.”
6:34PM EST: US Capitol Police will be conducting “enhanced patrols” due to heightened security from Paris attacks.
6:31PM EST: French authorities are now raiding the concert hall according to Fox News.
6:30PM EST: There are now seven different attack scenes according France 24 News.
6:29PM EST: Witnesses say the gunman in the concert hall are not trying to hide their identities.
6:28PM EST: Some people have been able to escape the concert hall and described the situation as absolute carnage.
6:27PM EST: Reuters is reporting that five explosions were just heard inside of the concert hall where as many as 100 hostages are being held.
6:26PM EST: AP is reporting automatic gunfire outside of the concert hall.
6:24PM EST: Shots heard on French TV near the concert hall where as many as 100 hostages are being held.
6:22PM EST: Police officials have confirmed to the Associated Press that there were 2 suicide attacks.
6:13PM EST: Survivor in concert hall says he is badly wounded and that the hostage takers are executing hostages 1 at a time.
6:09PM EST: Police say there are at least 6 shooting scenes throughout Paris.
6:03PM EST: French police and security forces are reportedly carrying out raids at locations in Paris.
6:02PM EST: CNN reporting that hostages in concert hall texting that they are being executed 1 by 1. They are begging for a military raid.
6:01PM EST: French President deploys Army to Paris.
6:01PM EST: French President calls incidents “unprecedented terrorist attacks”
5:55PM EST: French President has closed the borders to France and declared a state of emergency in wake of Paris attacks.
5:54PM EST: UK PM David Cameron says he is “shocked by events in Paris tonight”.
5:52PM EST: Obama has not yet spoken to the French President. Says, “He is likely very busy at the moment.”
5:49PM EST: Obama: ‘This is an attack on all of humanity and the universal values we share
5:47PM EST: President Obama calls France our “oldest ally” pledges full US support to the people of Paris.
5:45PM EST: NYPD is boosting security at key locations in New York City due to Paris attacks.
5:44PM EST: Other news agencies are also reporting 60 dead so far.
5:42PM EST: The French government has called for an emergency cabinet meeting.
5:41PM EST: According to SKY News’ live feed, the hostage takers at the Paris Bataclan concert hall do have explosives.
5:40PM EST: According to France News 24 heavy gunfire is continuing near the Les Halles shopping mall.
5:38PM EST: According to Reuters and Europe Radio 1 a new shooting is being reported at the Les Halles shopping mall.
5:36PM EST: President Obama and the White House has been briefed on the situation in Paris.
5:34PM EST: BFMTV is reporting 60 dead so far.
5:33PM EST: French Terrorism officials have reportedly taken over the investigation.
5:33PM EST: The crowd at the Stade de France soccer stadium for the France/German soccer game have reportedly ran onto the pitch and are too scared to leave the stadium.
5:31PM EST: BMFTV is reporting that there are currently 6 different shooting scenes, 3 different explosion scenes and 1 hostage situation.
5:29PM EST: At least one of the reported shootings was reportedly done by men in a car using automatic rifles.
5:28PM EST: Shots have been reported in the last 30 minutes.
5:25PM EST: The Department of Homeland Security has said there is currently no credible threat to the United States.
5:22PM EST: A witness speaking on French radio said he heard the attackers shout “Allah Akbar” during the attack.
5:21PM EST: The Associated Press is reporting that a police official has said 35-40 people are dead and another 100 are being held hostage.
5:16PM EST: SKY News is reporting as many as 40 dead.
5:15PM EST: Police with long guns searching streets of Paris.
5:14PM EST: US security officials say the incidents appear to be a coordinated terror attack.
5:11PM EST: One of the explosions may have been a suicide bomber. A dismembered body was reportedly found at the site of one of the explosions.
5:10PM EST: Around 80,000 people are being evacuated from Stade de France soccer stadium. Being told to leave the stadium calmly and slowly.
5:10PM EST: Eagles of Death Metal was reportedly the band that was playing at the Paris Bataclan.
5:09PM EST: Attack could be the worst on French soil in modern era.
5:07PM EST: Reuters and AFP reports up to 30 dead.
5:05PM EST: Paris mayor describes incident as possibly the worst terror attack in Paris history.
5:02PM EST: French media says area where attacks occurred would be extremely densely populated on a Friday night.
5:01PM EST: These attacks occurred in the same area as the Charlie Hebdo offices.
4:59PM EST: Associated Press is reporting 26 dead.
4:58PM EST: The soccer match at the Stade de France is currently ongoing. Persons inside the stadium may not be aware of the situation.
4:56PM EST: French President François Hollande was at the Stade de France soccer stadium. He was evacuated and is currently involved in emergency meetings.
4:54PM EST: Witnesses say it’s extremely likely that multiple people committed shootings due to high number of shots fired in rapid succession.
4:51PM EST: As many as 60 hostages at Paris Bataclan.
4:51PM EST: There may be between 5-8 total attackers across the three locations.
4:49PM EST: None of the gunman have been accounted for as of yet. May be at Paris Bataclan concert hall where hostages are reported.
4:41PM EST: There are at least three active scenes according to police.
4:40PM EST: Hostages taken at Paris Bataclan according to France News 24.
4:39PM EST: As many as 80,000 people may be trapped inside the Stade de France for a soccer match between the German and French teams.
4:37PM EST: The AFP, whose officers are reportedly near the attack, has revised the current death toll to 18.
4:33PM EST: One of the attackers is reportedly armed with an automatic AK-47 style rifle.
4:31PM EST: The BBC is reported at least 10 fatalities thus far in the attack.
4:31PM EST: French counter terrorism team, ‘The Raid’, has been put on alert according to media outlet Le Figaro.
4:27PM EST: Multiple fatalities are being reported by French media. These reports are unconfirmed.
4:24PM EST: Some reports indicate that at least 2 gunman are battling with police and using handheld explosives, possibly grenades.
ORIGINAL STORY: Several reports out of Paris seem to imply that there is a series of organized attacks taking place. Machine gun fire has been reported.
Reports indicate both a shooting and explosions at different locations. According to the Paris newspaper Liberation:
A shootout erupted Friday night in the tenth arrondissement of Paris, near the rue Bichat, several deaths – at least four bodies on the ground – and several wounded, according to a journalist from Libération, on site, that evokes a “nightmare” . The police are on the scene.
In addition, three explosions sounded almost simultaneously near Stade de France, not as we know at this point whether the two are linked. A security cordon was set up around the area, according to several witnesses on the spot.
BREAKING: Police: Shootout in Paris restaurant, ambulances on site; fatalities reported.
— The Associated Press (@AP) November 13, 2015
BREAKING: Police: Explosion in a bar near Paris stadium, unclear if any hurt.
— The Associated Press (@AP) November 13, 2015