UPDATE: MULTIPLE PEOPLE SHOT IN MANHATTAN IN SUSPECTED TERROR ATTACK
The suspect opened fired on a crowd in the neighborhood of Tribeca.
Police have arrested one person and shut down several blocks to traffic.
At least six people are reported dead, over a dozen injured as reports of victims being shot and run over by a Home Depot truck emerge.
Several witnesses reported the gunman yelled “Allahu akbar” during the attack.
Watch eyewitness video below (Warning: Graphic Content):
The NYPD have announced they’ll be treating the event as a terrorist attack after first characterizing the shooting as potential “road rage.”
Tribeca is one of the most expensive neighborhoods in New York City, and is home to unique architecture associated with the city.
This mass killing event comes just a month after the Mandalay Bay massacre, the deadliest mass shooting in the U.S. that left 59 dead and hundreds injured.
President Trump has already issued a statement on Twitter.