NPR

At Least 8 People Killed In Motorist's 'Act Of Terror' On Manhattan Bike Path

"The vehicle struck multiple people on the path," police said Tuesday. Authorities say the suspect was shot and taken into custody after leaving the vehicle and "displaying imitation firearms."
Police secure the area in Lower Manhattan near where a vehicle drove onto a bicycle path Tuesday afternoon, killing "several people," according to New York City police. / DON EMMERT / Getty Images

Updated at 5:32 p.m. ET

At least eight people were killed and "more than a dozen" were injured Tuesday afternoon after a motorist drove onto a busy pedestrian and bicycle path in Manhattan. Police have arrested one suspect in

You're reading a preview, sign up to read more.

More from NPR

NPR2 min readSociety
'Stand Your Ground' Trial Begins In Florida A Year After Unarmed Black Man Is Killed
Michael Drejka who is white, says he feared for his life after Markeis McGlockton, who is black, pushed him to the ground in a dispute over a handicapped-accessible parking space in 2018.
NPR5 min readPolitics
Trolled Online, Women In Politics Fight To Hold Big Tech Accountable In The U.K.
The move in Europe to get tough on tech is partly thanks to an awakening that began with the experiences of women in politics.
NPR2 min readSociety
Spicy With A Twist: Nearly 4 Tons Of Pot Found In Jalapeno Shipment
Hundreds of bulky green packages were discovered amid the spicy chiles. The drugs seized at a San Diego cargo facility were valued at $2.3 million.