BREAKING: Several Dead in NYC Vehicle Attack

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BREAKING NEWSNEW YORK — New York City law enforcement officials say a motorist drove onto a busy bicycle path near the World Trade Center memorial Tuesday afternoon and stuck several individuals.

According to law enforcement, the vehicle “entered the West St. pedestrian / bike path a few blocks north of Chambers St.” and “struck multiple people on the path.”

“There are several fatalities and numerous people injured,” confirmed an NYPD spokesperson.

“The vehicle continued south striking another vehicle. The suspect exited the vehicle displaying imitation firearms and was shot by NYPD.”

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New York Police Department public information officers say the individual in in custody and no others outstanding; however, law enforcement officials are quick to caution, “All information is preliminary as the investigation is ongoing.”

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