Several people shot at outside Empire State Building â€” RT Several people shot outside Empire State Building (Image from Twitter/@NYCphotos) At least one person has reportedly died and eight more have been wounded when a shooting broke out outside the Empire State Building in Manhattan, say police. The dead person is said to be the attacker. One person has been taken into police custody, reports ABC. Police also say they have foud a weapon. The victims' conditions remain unknown. Various reports suggest only four people were injured in the incident. Some of the victims were found inside the lobby of the Empire State Building, say US media outlets, while some other were found in the street. The shooting happened near the intersection of 33rd Street and Fifth Avenue around 9:00 am local time, says CBS 2 broadcaster. It is not yet clear what led to the shooting and whether it was pre-mediated or not. A large police presence and multiple ambulances are reported on the scene. The FBI has also responded.