NYPD officers respond to the incident on the bike path in lower Manhattan. Source: Getty
A pickup truck has struck and killed several people and injured many others after driving down a bike path that runs alongside the Hudson River in Manhattan.
Stories of the incident are just breaking. but a report by Associated Press said that a man in a rented truck drove onto the busy path near the world Trade Centre memorial. After hitting at least 15 people who were walking or cycling on the path, he jumped out of his car with what appeared to be two guns and was shot by police.
Several witnesses said they heard as many as 10 shots fired. The attackers guns turned out to be takes, AP reported.