The Motive Of Today's Paris Attacker May Never Be Known

This photo provided by David Metreau and dated Tuesday, June 6, 2017, shows a man, upper center right, who attacked a police officer laying wounded on the esplanade of Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, France, Tuesday, June 6, 2017. Paris police say an unidentified assailant has attacked a police officer near the Notre Dame Cathedral, and the officer then shot and wounded the attacker. (David Metreau via AP)

Earlier today a man attacked a French police officer near Notre Dame cathedral. He injured the officer with a hammer and was shot in return. We have no idea what could have motivated this man. We many never know.