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Motorist Drives Onto Manhattan Bike Path, Killing Several People

Police secure a area in Lower Manhattan nearby where a car gathering onto a bicycle trail on Tuesday afternoon, murdering “several people,” according to New York City police.

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Police secure a area in Lower Manhattan nearby where a car gathering onto a bicycle trail on Tuesday afternoon, murdering “several people,” according to New York City police.

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Updated during 5 p.m. ET

Several people were killed and “numerous” others harmed on Tuesday afternoon after a engineer gathering onto a bustling walking and bicycle trail in Manhattan. Police have arrested one think in a incident, that unfolded nearby a World Trade Center, and they contend there are “no others outstanding.”

“The car struck mixed people on a path. There are several fatalities and countless people injured,” a New York Police Department pronounced in a array of tweets.

“The car continued south distinguished another vehicle. The think exited a car displaying fabrication firearms was shot by NYPD.”

Both Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo are visiting a scene. Their offices contend a politicians have been briefed on rough sum surrounding a incident.

The belligerent of a motorist stays unclear.

One declare told member hire WNYC that a car — that a declare identified as a lorry — collided with a train and another vehicle.

WNYC continues:

“Tom Gay, a propagandize photographer, was on Warren Street and listened people observant there was an accident. He went down to West Street and a lady came around a dilemma shouting, “He has a gun! He has a gun!”

“Gay pronounced he stranded his conduct around a dilemma and saw a slim male in a blue lane fit using southbound on West Street holding a gun. He pronounced there was a heavyset male posterior him.

“He pronounced he listened 5 or 6 shots and a male in a tracksuit fell to a ground, gun still lifted in a air. He pronounced a male came over and kicked a gun out of his hand.”

“Our thoughts and prayers are with all those affected,” pronounced White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who combined that Chief of Staff John Kelly has briefed President Trump on a situation.

This is a building story. Some things that get reported by a media will after spin out to be wrong. We will concentration on reports from military officials and other authorities, convincing news outlets and reporters who are during a scene. We will refurbish as a conditions develops.