Officers with the New York Police Department are in an armed standoff with the a man wielding a shotgun outside the United Nations building, police reported, Your Content has learned.
A middle-aged white male with grey hair wearing a red sweater and tan jacket is seen pacing outside the United Nations building reportedly holding a shotgun.
NYPD officers are engaged in a standoff with the armed man who has reportedly threatened to harm himself.
The bomb squad was sent to the scene after a bag was spotted on the sidewalk behind him.
The incident was reported at the bus stop at the intersection of E 42nd Street and 1st Ave; large crowds of police officers have been spotted on the scene,’according to FOX5.