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NBC News confirms the gunman who opened fire at the Empire State Building is dead. The New York Police Department is reporting that at least four people have been shot outside the building. NBC's Luke Russert and Lester Holt reports.
At least four people were shot Friday morning outside the Empire State Building in New York City, officials told NBC News, adding that there could be as many as 10 victims.
The suspected gunman was killed, officials said. Another person was reportedly dead too. It wasn't immediately clear if the gunman's wound was self-inflicted or if the suspect was shot by police.