10 Reported Shot, 2 Dead In Front Of Empire State Building

Fri, August 24, 2012 10:54am EST by Add first Comment
Courtesy of ABC

Ten people have been reportedly shot in front of the Empire State Building in New York City — leaving two, including the gunman, dead.

At least 10 people have been shot in a NYC shooting in front of the Empire State Building on Friday, August 23, CNN reports. The shooting happened around 9 a.m. ET and so far two people — including the gunman — were reportedly killed.

While details are still developing, a witness told CNN the gunman had a “large gun” and was killed by a policeman.

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is expected to make an announcement at 11 a.m. ET.

Stay tuned for developing details.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families today.