The suspect is thought to be the man who attacked as many as four other people (all of them women) in New York City’s Union Square earlier in the week.
BREAKING: 8th Ave & 37 St. Officer involved shooting. U/D; Hammer attack suspect attempted to hit officer with a hammer before he was shot.
— Bill (@DefendWallSt) May 13, 2015
— Tim Fleischer (@TimFleischer7) May 13, 2015
Update: Trying to get ahead of the “Black Lives Matters” crowd?
— ABC News (@ABC) May 13, 2015