NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) - Two people have been killed and at least eight wounded in a shooting incident outside New York's landmark Empire State building, according to a published media report.

Citing a New York City police source,

Reuters

reports that one of the dead was the shooter, adding that there was no apparent link to terrorism.

The shooting took place shortly after 9 a.m. EDT on the Fifth Avenue sidewalk outside the iconic building, according to

Reuters

.

The

Wall Street Journal

reports that agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation are on the scene, along with NYPD officers.

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Written by James Rogers in New York

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