An unidentified man who opened fire on police officers at St. John the Evangelist Cathedral in New York City died of his wounds.
It is reported that the unknown man opened fire after a Christmas concert on the steps of the cathedral. His motives and identity are unknown. Eyewitnesses said the man was unhinged and yelling that he wanted to be killed. After a brief exchange of gunfire, police shot and killed the assailant.
The scene of the incident has now been cordoned off by police, and several firearms have been recovered. An investigation is underway.