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Several people shot outside Empire State Building
 
The owners of the iconic Empire State Building are planning to sell shares of 102-story skyscraper to the public in an offering that could top $1 billion.
The owners of the iconic Empire State Building are planning to sell shares of 102-story skyscraper to the public in an offering that could top $1 billion.
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Several people — the exact number was not immediately clear — were shot on Friday morning in front of the Empire State Building in New York City, CNN reports. The identity of the shooter — who was reportedly killed by police — was also not immediately clear, nor were other details about the incident or the status of the victims.

Update: New York City Mayor Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Ray Kelly have revealed the identity of the shooter at a press conference. 

 

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