At least six people were killed and 15 people injured on Halloween after a man drove a rental truck from Home Depot down a bike path in lower Manhattan in New York City, hitting several people, according to police.
HuffPost reports that driver drove down the wrong way of a bike path on the West Side Highway, The driver then ran into a high school bus, then exited the truck and began flashing what authorities described as “imitation firearms.” He was then shot by the police.
One person is in custody, and police said they aren’t looking for other suspects. People in the area of Chambers Street and West Street are asked to avoid the area as the FBI and NYPD investigate. The incident is reportedly being investigated as “terror-related.”
Mayor Bill de Blasio appeared on the scene after being briefed, and President Donald Trump as well as New York Gov. Andre Cuomo were informed of the incident as well. Cuomo is expected to visit the site soon.
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