BREAKING: Man Drives Truck into West Side Highway Bike Lane

At approximately 3PM EST today, a man drove into the bike path lane adjacent to the West Side Highway in NYC for several blocks, striking several bike riders and pedestrians. 

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Afterwards, gunfire was heard on the streets. Officers have responded and they do have a man in custody, but it looks like there are 6 people dead and at least 11 injured. 

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Police haven't listed the names of the suspect or the deceased, but we are monitoring their media activity. 

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Traffic has be diverted around the area and the streets are full of police responders. 

UPDATE: According to the NYPD twitter, the suspect was brandishing an imitation firearm and was shot by police. 

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On CNN.com, witness Ramon Cruz shares; "What I saw was that the driver -- he didn't look like he was bleeding. He was dragging his foot. He looks frustrated, panicked, confused. People are running past me, saying, 'He's got a gun. He's got a gun." I didn't see any gun. It was a white pickup truck. He looked pretty bad without bleeding or anything like that. I didn't see him hit anybody. All I heard was the impact of a crash."

Stay safe out there tonight.