A US singer tweeted a firsthand account of the incident in NYC that left multiple people dead

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  • Police said that multiple people are dead after an incident in New York City on Tuesday afternoon.
  • Singer Josh Groban said he was near the scene, and tweeted his firsthand account. 
  • Groban did not see anything, but said he “heard gunshots.” 

One person is in custody following an incident that police said left multiple people dead and others injured in Manhattan, New York City, on Tuesday afternoon. 

Singer Josh Groban said he was near the incident, walking his dog, and tweeted his firsthand account. Groban did not see anything, but he heard it, he said.  

At least six people were killed after the driver of a Home Depot pickup truck reportedly struck numerous people near the West Side Highway in downtown Manhattan. Fox News reported that the driver of the vehicle drove into the bike lane in the wrong direction for more than 10 blocks, hitting cyclists and pedestrians.

Here are Groban’s tweets referencing the incident: