Eight dead, 15 people injured as shots fired in Manhattan after ute mows down cyclists

At least eight people are dead in Manhattan after a man in a rented Home Depot ute mowed down pedestrians and cyclists and then emerged with fake guns in what is now being treated as a terrorist attack.

The ute veered off the road and drove between 10 and 20 blocks down a popular bike path crowded with people, including runners and children heading home from school.

CBS News reports the suspect is …..

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Las Vegas shooting: What we know so far

A suspected “lone wolf” gunman sparked the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history when he opened fire on a crowd of concertgoers from the 32nd floor of a Las Vegas hotel, killing at least 58 people and injuring hundreds more, police said.

More than 22,000 people were attending the performance by country music star Jason Aldean Sunday night at the Route 91 Harvest Festival when the gunman hammered out a window at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino and began firing with a cache of weapons.

Authorities who stormed the suspect’s room found that he had killed himself.

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Three Auckland dairies suffer violent robberies since Friday

Auckland dairies have been subjected to a spate of violent robberies since Friday involving machetes and, in one case, an iron bar.

Mt Albert
The Harlston Superette on Richardson Rd in Mt Albert was robbed at knifepoint on Friday about 5.45pm.

A shop assistant was attacked with a machete, suffered a cut hand and required surgery at Middlemore Hospital.

Around $600 in cash was stolen from the till and a large quantity of cigarettes was taken.

The police said witnesses saw two males rob the dairy, run out and drive off in a silver Honda.

A panic alarm was activated at the shop counter and police attended directly and managed to gather forensic evidence.

Supporters of the Prasad family, who run the dairy, have set up a crowdfunding givealittle page to help cover the costs of the crime, as insurance excess is said to be too high to make a claim.

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