FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

Top News

NYPD Kills Active Shooter at Empire State Building, 2 Dead, 9 Wounded

August 24, 2012  | 

A disgruntled worker killed his boss and wounded nine others in a Friday morning shooting spree on the crowded sidewalks outside the Empire State Building, cops and witnesses told the New York Daily News.

The killer, after casually strolling away from the murder scene, was gunned down in a Fifth Ave. confrontation with the cops. Some of the wounded were grazed by bullets, including some from police gunfire, reports the Associated Press.

The streets around the iconic midtown building were choked with emergency vehicles, and witnesses reported bloody victims calling for help after the shooter squeezed off at least a dozen shots.

Comments (3)

Displaying 1 - 3 of 3

Bill @ 8/24/2012 10:28 AM

Numerous news outlets are now reporting that the police shot some of these people.
Time will give us the truth.

Bob@Az. @ 8/24/2012 7:59 PM

Would really be nice to get some accurate info on this. So far I've heard he had a semi auto pistol that had 8 rounds, that he had a briefcase full of ammo, that he fired 12 rounds, etc. Anybody got any more? Glad the Blues all went home safe.

Tim @ 8/24/2012 10:14 PM

Very strange that he comes back a year after being fired and then takes revenge. You would think that he would've moved on and bad feelings would of fluttered out at this point. The only good thing about this is that the insane gunman was killed.

Join the Discussion

POLICE Magazine does not tolerate comments that include profanity, personal attacks or antisocial behavior (such as "spamming" or "trolling"). This and other inappropriate content or material will be removed. We reserve the right to block any user who violates this, including removing all content posted by that user.

Other Recent News

FBI Director Calls Lack of Data on Police Shootings 'Ridiculous,' 'Embarrassing'
The lack of accurate information about police-involved shootings is roiling the nation's...
Texas Debuts Public Database of Police Shootings
After a year of growing calls for transparency in law enforcement, Texas has debuted a...
Michigan Detective Works Night Shift With His Son Before Retiring
A Grand Rapids, MI, officer worked one of his last shifts with his son overnight.
Portland Launches 'Having Enough Police Matters' Campaign
The "Having Enough Police Matters'' campaign is intended to pressure City Hall to provide...
Charlotte Reaches Settlement with Officer Charged in Fatal Shooting
Kerrick was tried earlier this year on a voluntary manslaughter charge, but a jury was...

Get Your FREE Trial Issue and Win a Gift! Subscribe Today!
Yes! Please rush me my FREE TRIAL ISSUE of POLICE magazine and FREE Officer Survival Guide with tips and tactics to help me safely get out of 10 different situations.

Just fill in the form to the right and click the button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.

If POLICE does not satisfy you, just write "cancel" on the invoice and send it back. You'll pay nothing, and the FREE issue is yours to keep. If you enjoy POLICE, pay only $25 for a full one-year subscription (12 issues in all). Enjoy a savings of nearly 60% off the cover price!

Offer valid in US only. Outside U.S., click here.
It's easy! Just fill in the form below and click the red button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.
First Name:
Last Name:
Zip Code:
We respect your privacy. Please let us know if the address provided is your home, as your RANK / AGENCY will not be included on the mailing label.
E-mail Address:

Police Magazine