International: "Multiple injuries" in Lower Manhattan incident

Police in New York City are investigating reports that several people have been injured in an incident in lower Manhattan.

There were also unconfirmed reports that several cyclists had been run over by a vehicle.

One witness said a school bus had been damaged.

One person is in custody and police advised people to avoid the West Side Highway area of the city in lower Manhattan.

“A car just ran over 2 people and then crashed into a school bus,” one person on scene tweeted. 

There are also reports of shots being fired.

This is a developing story.

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