Multiple People Dead, Injured in Manhattan Attack

[Content Note: Deliberate violence; terrorism; video of incident may autoplay at link.]

In what appears to be an act of deliberate violence, multiple people have been killed and many more injured after a truck plowed into people on a bike path in Manhattan:
Six people were killed after a truck plowed into several people on a bike path in Lower Manhattan Tuesday afternoon, sources told CBS2.

Fifteen people were injured.

A suspect was shot by police and is in custody.

The incident began at 3:04 p.m. when the truck went southbound on the bike path along the West Side Highway in Lower Manhattan.

The truck rammed bicyclists from behind and ultimately smashed into a school bus with four people on board at Chambers Street, according to the NYPD.

Witnesses told the NYPD that a man emerged from the truck with what appeared to be two weapons.

Authorities initially said the incident appeared to be a case of road rage. The incident is now being investigated as a possible act of terrorism.
This information is still preliminary, and may change as the investigation continues and more information becomes available.

I was just having a late lunch with a friend when I saw the news. My breath caught in my throat as I said, "I don't know how many attacks and shootings I've written about now. I couldn't even begin to guess. More than I can bear. Too many. One was too many."

My deepest sympathies to the people who have lost loved ones and the people who were injured. I'm so sorry.

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