Manhattan shooting: Three shot, one dead

Author
NZ Herald,
Section
World,
Publish Date
Tuesday, 19 March 2019, 1:45PM
Authorities in New York City have confirmed that three people have been shot, one fatally, in midtown Manhattan near busy Penn Station.
Authorities in New York City have confirmed that three people have been shot, one fatally, in midtown Manhattan near busy Penn Station.

Authorities in New York City have confirmed that three people have been shot, one fatally, in midtown Manhattan near busy Penn Station.

Police have requested a city-wide search for possible additional gunshot victims.

The incident happened on the corner of 35th Street and 8th Avenue, the Chicago Tribune reports.

Police say they have mobilised a 'Level 1' response and multiple ambulances have been called to the scene.

Fox News reports tweeted video showing multiple police cars and a heavy police presence outside of the Thomas Jefferson Houses, where the shooting took place.

One victim was reportedly being taken to Harlem Hospital and a third to St. Luke's Hospital.

No details of the shooter have yet come to light.

- additional reporting news.com.au

More to come.

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