Several Dead After Truck Plows Into Manhattan Bike Path

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The New York Police Department says that several people are dead after a truck drove the wrong way down the West Side Highway bike path for several blocks on Tuesday afternoon.

CNN reports the driver of the truck emerged with what appeared to be a gun, and was shot in the leg by the police and brought to a hospital for treatment. Police say they are not seeking other individuals.

As many as six people are dead, according to CNN. Officials have described the incident as a deliberate act and are considering terrorism.

The NYPD says the attacker shouted “Allah Akbar” after exiting the vehicle with a fake hand gun, and the FBI has taken over the investigation is treating it as a terrorist attack.

This is a developing news story and will be updated as more information becomes available. 

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