Empire State Building Shooting

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A North Carolina college student hit by police gunfire during a shooting outside the Empire State Building argued in a lawsuit Tuesday that the police department and the officers involved need better training to deal with such confrontations in the future. Nine bystanders, including 32-year-old Chenin Duclos, were hit by police […]

NEW YORK (AP) — The mother of the gunman in the Empire State Building shooting said she doesn't blame police for killing her son, but she still thinks of him as kindhearted and caring. "You know a mother always tries to look for the best in you," Jeffrey Johnson's mother told The New York Times […]

NEW YORK (AP) — The veteran patrolmen who opened fire on a gunman outside the Empire State Building had only an instant to react when he whirled around and pointed a .45-caliber pistol at them as they approached him from behind on a busy sidewalk. Officer Craig Matthews shot seven times, and Officer Robert Sinishtaj […]

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City officials say several people have been shot outside the Empire State Building and that the gunman is dead. City police say three or four civilians have been wounded in the Friday morning shooting and that the shooter is dead. A fire department spokesman says it received a call […]