Law enforcers shot dead a man who opened fire near the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist in New York. About this on Monday, December 14, writes TASS with reference to the press service of the city police department.
Earlier it was reported that the attacker was wounded by the arriving officers and hospitalized in critical condition.
“The man opened fire, the police reacted. This man was shot, he is dead, ”the agency’s source said.
He added that at the scene of the shooting, the officers found “many pieces of firearms.” There is no information about the victims yet. The police are investigating the details of the incident.
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The shooting near the Church of St. John the Evangelist became known on Sunday evening. According to media reports, the man began shooting into the air at about 15:45 local time (23:45 Moscow time) after a concert on the steps of the cathedral.