Police responded to the scene before 4 pm, outside the cathedral on 112th Street and Amsterdam Avenue, seeking a report from a man with two guns.
When the police arrived at the scene, the suspect shot the police and the police fired. The suspect was shot dead, taken to St. Luke’s Hospital, and later died.
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Christmas Carols were gathering at the cathedral around 3 pm. According to police officials, the man accessed the top of the stairs and began firing in the air.
Gale Brewer, Mayor of Manhattan, tweeted that her staff and spokesman attended the concert, but was never injured in the shooting.
After the Christmas concert, there was a shooting at St. John the Divine Cathedral. My Chief of Staff and Press Secretary who were present are safe.Not much information, but thanks to first responders @ NYPD24Pct @NYPDnews..
— Gale A. Brewer (@galeabrewer) December 13, 2020
No police officers or bystanders were injured in the shooting.
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A man who was fatally shot by police after firing at a police officer outside St. John the Divine Cathedral
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