Two dead outside Empire State Building
Two people are dead and three or four others are injured after a shooting outside the Empire State Building in New York City.
New York City officials say one of the deceased was the shooter.
The incident has no apparent link to terrorism.
A fire department spokesman says it received a call about the shooting just after at 9 a.m. Friday and that emergency units were on the scene within minutes.
The spokesman had no information about how many people were wounded or their conditions.
The shooting occurred at 34th Street and Fifth Avenue.