New York City (Indiana’s NewsCenter) – New information about the man who shot and killed a former co-worker outside the Empire State Building, Friday morning.
58-year-old Jeffrey Johnson was told he'd have to vacate his apartment after losing his job, a year ago.
Police say they found evidence in the apartment that he "planned" the killing.
Johnson reportedly argued with a job executive and set-out to shoot the 41-year-old man.
Police shot and killed Johnson as well as wounding several by-standers in the process.
They are all recovering.
Police confirmed Saturday that the nine people injured in a shootout near the Empire State Building Friday were all struck by bullets fired by police.
Newly released surveillance video shows the gunman, Jeffrey Johnson, pointing a gun at police after killing a co-worker.
Johnson's gun appears to jam. Two officers then open fire, shooting him multiple times.
City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said in a press conference that the nine innocent bystanders injured in the shootout by police bullets are all in stable condition in New York hospitals and all are expected to make full recoveries.
New York City fire officials are reporting that several people have been shot outside the Empire State Building.
11:25 a.m. Mayor Bloomberg: At 9:03 a.m. the first shots were fired outside Hazan Imports. 53-year-old Jeffery Johnson, a former employee of Hazan, used his .45 caliber handgun to shoot the first victim in the head. The deceased victim was a 41-years-old male. Two women and seven men were injured during the incident.
11:07 a.m. ABC News: 8 injured, 2 dead: the suspect and possibly the former manager.
11:00 a.m. ABC News: State Senator Malcolm Smith says the suspect was fired from his job on Thursday and he came back to his old job Friday morning to shoot his former manager and co-workers.
10:31 a.m. ABC News: Those shot were the intended targets.
10:17 a.m. @NBCNewYork confirms two people have died in the Empire State Building shooting, the suspect and a bystander.
10:06 a.m. ABC News: Workplace dispute spilled out into the street just before shooting.
10:01 a.m. FBI: Shooting is not terror related.
9:59 a.m. ABC News is reporting that the shooting may have started from a dispute. 10 people were injured, 4 shot.
9:53 a.m. @NBCNews: FDNY says 8 patients being evaluated after shooting near Empire State Building in New York; unknown who was shot.
9:50 a.m. @GMA: Police say four people were shot.
9:47 a.m. ABC News is reporting police have closed 5th avenue near 34th Street.
9:43 a.m. @GMA: The suspect was shot by police and is believed to be dead.
9:34 a.m. @NBCNews: The suspect is in custody. One report says the shooter is dead.
9:12 a.m. ABC News: Shooting reported outside of Empire State Building.
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