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Mayor Michael Bloomberg addresses reporters following the shooting near the Empire State Building on Aug. 24, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Bloomberg Loses His Cool After Reporter Questions Officers’ Actions In Shooting Near Empire State Building

The mayor exploded in anger after a reporter asked him what he thought of the officers opening fire on 58-year-old Jeffrey Johnson Friday morning on a Midtown street, injuring nine bystanders who got caught in the crossfire.

08/28/2012

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NYPD Commish Kelly Defends Use Of Force In Shooting Near Empire State Building

Two officers fired a total of 16 rounds at 58-year-old Jeffrey Johnson Friday morning after police said Johnson pulled out a gun and pointed it at the officers.

08/27/2012

Scene Of Shooting Near Empire State Building (Credit: CBS 2)

Investigators Digging To Find What Caused Gunman Jeffrey Johnson To Suddenly Snap

Investigators are digging deeper into Friday’s midtown shooting, learning more about the gunman and why he suddenly snapped, killing his old boss at an apparel company.

08/25/2012

Police examine the body of gunman Jeffrey Johnson, shot dead near the Empire State Building on Aug. 24, 2012. (credit: Eric Yang, Gearpatrol.com)

NYPD: Disgruntled Man Kills Former Co-Worker Near Empire State Building Before Cops Fatally Shoot Him

A disgruntled employee recently fired from his job shot and killed one of his co-workers then opened fire on the street near the Empire State Building before being shot and killed by police, authorities said Friday.

08/24/2012