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— New York Magazine (@NYMag) October 31, 2017
UPDATE (6:31 p.m.) – The driver of the truck is has been identified as Sayfullo Habibullaevic Saipov, a 29-years-old from Uzbekistan.
(5:25 p.m.) – Eight people have been confirmed killed according to NYC mayor Bill de Blasio during the first press conference since the attack took place. The mayor also officially labeled the attack as terrorism.
Horrifying video from the scene just seconds after the terror attack in NYC. pic.twitter.com/bHbxzmrgcH
— The Reagan Battalion (@ReaganBattalion) October 31, 2017
Multiple reports are coming in about a mass shooting on a busy Manhattan street today.
Multiple fatalities are being reported as well as the possible use of a vehicle in the incident.
One social media user who claims to have witnessed the shooting said it involved a cab driver.
Due to police activity, avoid the area of Chambers Street/West St.
One person is in custody. Expect many emergency personnel in the area. pic.twitter.com/rSECr0LRCN
— NYPD NEWS (@NYPDnews) October 31, 2017
The New York Post is reporting that a suspect is in custody.