New York, NY – Officers with the New York Police Department were credited Sunday for preventing a mass shooting in Manhattan at the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine.
Multiple people called 911 to report an active shooter outside the church after an outdoor Christmas caroling concert Sunday around 3:45pm. The carolers ran inside the church when the suspect, who was reportedly at the top steps of the entrance, started shooting.
A crowd of hundreds of people were walking away when the shooting started.
Upon police arrival, the man started yelling, “Kill me!” while shooting at police. Officers on scene fired at the man 15 times before he [...]