Empire State Building Shooting Witness Describes Chaos

George King was on his way to work when he heard multiple gunshots.
3:00 | 08/24/12

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I was on my way to work and I was on 34 street -- just turn the corner on the fifth and -- -- -- doing Amy -- redundant. And they had multiple gunshots. I'd say about twelve. And so there's life magazine personnel -- gone on anybody's side -- running for cover it along with me. They go that was running next to me and fell down to the pavement. And when I looked -- Agassi is -- had been hit in the leg -- bleeding from the -- Children from between -- -- And I looked further down the street took the Empire State Building and I so that they had the gunman on the sidewalk. Under control they're in the process of handcuffing and and I think everything is all right so. I stuck around for about five minutes since the survey the damage in. I noticed probably about five people that had been struck altogether. On the sidewalk -- industry. We're listening to it now they weren't saying anything. I didn't you know I didn't approach them. But they all looked wounded I could see in -- classrooms. -- -- So. -- -- -- -- What was it like chaos. Chaos. Chaos. Everybody -- their -- -- gunshots and then we decided scattering for cover. -- all of a very quickly I'd say within ten seconds. Between the time -- heard the gunshots at a time I turned around and so the police in front of the Empire State Building there and he had -- subject under. Under control. Considered subversive. It's a good thing. And I -- -- below ground. -- response. Very front. I sit ago that was running next to me go down and -- -- -- See legs. Hopefully she'll be okay. It didn't look real serious that I would want to be that person you know so you realize how lucky you are being. You know feet away. Seconds away from the bullet. Can hear the whole place. You think it's safe. -- Fifth -- gonna -- at 9 o'clock in the morning you know and I see -- yea -- -- gunshots and then you're ducking for cover. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- It's a few friends however isn't -- -- Down you know and you realize. -- -- that it wasn't here.

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