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Authorities say a man has been fatally shot in a densely populated area of New York City, popular with tourists during the ...
Christmas season. The suspect got away in a car driven by someone else. (Dec. 10)
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SHOTLIST:AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLYNew York - December 10, 20121. Medium shot of items on sidewalk2. Wide shot of police officers near scene of shooting3. Wide shot of crime scene tape4. SOUNDBITE: Jose Villafane/Works near shooting scene"basically it was just like a small firecracker pop that I heard. I'm thinking that it was a tire that popped on a car. I crossed the street, seen a guy laid out. One lady came running down the block, another guy came running down to the fire station saying that somebody has been shot.//reporter: so it's in front of this brick building here? Yes. The one guy came running down, one lady came running down. Reporter: did it look like they knew him? I would say more or less that person probably knew the person because she came back up with somebody else that I seen. Reporter: so the woman looked like she knew him? She left in the ambulance with the guy."5. Wide shot of police near shooting scene6. SOUNDBITE: David Taylor/Visiting New York from United Kingdom"Walking along the street and all of a sudden the police arrived and closed the street, blocked everything off and then an ambulance arrived. And a body was taking from a school building on a stretcher. And that's all that i'm aware of, then everybody was moved away.//all I saw was the body on a stretcher, the ambulance parked for about 3 minutes and then drove away. Then all hell broke loose, the police arrived and everybody sorta took over and it all went quiet. It's quite shocking but like I said I wasn't here for the event but I was here for the aftermath."7. Wide shot of shooting scene8. Medium shot of items on sidewalk after shootingSTORYLINE:Authorities say a man has been fatally shot in a densely populated area of New York City, popular with tourists during the Christmas season. The suspect got away in a car driven by someone else.The shooting occurred Monday afternoon near 58th and Broadway, outside a boarding school, just blocks from Columbus Circle and Central Park.Police spokesman Paul Browne said the victim, who appeared to be from outside New York, was shot once in the back of the head and pronounced dead at a hospital.Jose Villafane was working security across the street. He heard a sound like a firecracker and saw a man on the ground with blood on his face.David Taylor, who's visiting New York from United Kingdom, didn't witness the shooting but he saw the body on a stretcher. Taylor said "I saw the body on a stretcher, the ambulance parked for about 3 minutes and then drove away. Then all hell broke loose, the police arrived and everybody sorta took over and it all went quiet. It's quite shocking but like I said I wasn't here for the event but I was here for the aftermath."A receptionist at the Saint Thomas Choir School says no boys were at school when the shooting occurred.(****END****)