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  1. A shooting victim lies covered on the ground at West 33rd St. after a shooter opened fire near the Empire State Building on Friday, Aug. 24 in New York City. (Andrew Kelly / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  2. Bystanders and a police officer stand on Fifth Avenue to view the scene after a multiple shooting outside the Empire State Building, Friday. (Mark Lennihan / AP) Back to slideshow navigation
  3. Mayor Michael Bloomberg, right, and police commissioner Ray Kelly, left, hold a press conference after a shooting outside the Empire State Building on Friday. A disgruntled former employee at a women's apparel shop shot a former co-worker outside the Empire State Building before being killed by police, officials said Friday in the first detailed account of the shooting. The shooter was identified as Jeffrey Johnson. (Mehdi Taamallah / AFP - Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  4. Police surround a sheet covered body on a Fifth Avenue sidewalk as they investigate a shooting outside the Empire State Building. A witness said the gunman was firing indiscriminately. Police said as many as 10 people were injured, but it is unclear how many were hit by bullets. A law enforcement official said the shooting was related to a workplace dispute. (Louis Lanzano / AP) Back to slideshow navigation
  5. Police lean over a sheet covered body on Fifth Avenue as they investigate a multiple shooting outside the Empire State Building on Friday. (Louis Lanzano / AP) Back to slideshow navigation
  6. Workers look over the scene of a shooting near the Empire State Building on Friday in New York City. (Andrew Kelly / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  7. Rebecca Cox talks to media while recounting what she saw immediately following a shooting outside the Empire State Building, Friday in New York City. (Mark Lennihan / AP) Back to slideshow navigation
  8. Law enforcement stands near the covered body of the suspected shooter on Fifth Ave. near the Empire State Building, Friday in New York City. (Andrew Kelly / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  9. A woman identified as a victim is treated at the scene of a shooting near the Empire State Building on Friday. (Brendan Mcdermid / Reuters) Back to slideshow navigation
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