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Empire State Building Shooting

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Published on Aug 24, 2012

"A laid-off clothing designer killed his former manager before being shot dead by police in New York on Friday after a workplace dispute escalated into a shootout near the Empire State Building.

At least nine people were wounded during the attack, in one of the most crowded areas of Manhattan. Some of those injured may have been shot by police as they shot at the gunman, who pointed his handgun at them but is understood not to have fired.

The shooting led to panic in the tourist-heavy streets around the Empire State Building, with fears that another mass shooting was under way. However, it became clear that it was not a random attack when police revealed that the victim had been targeted. Police named the suspect as Jeffrey Johnson...".* Will yet another mass shooting finally result in action on gun control? Cenk Uygur and comedian Jimmy Dore discuss on The Young Turks.

*Read more here from Matt Williams, Adam Gabbatt and Amanda Holpuch in The Guardian: http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/...

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