Reports: 4 shot, hostages taken in Binghamton, NY
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Reports: 4 shot, hostages taken in Binghamton, NYBINGHAMTON, N.Y. – A gunman entered an immigration services center in downtown Binghamton on Friday, shot at least four people and took as many as 41 hostage, according to media reports.
Mayor Matthew Ryan told the Binghamton Press & Sun Bulletin that there was a hostage situation involving a gunman with a high-powered rifle.
The condition of the victims wasn't immediately clear. A Binghamton police dispatcher who spoke to The Associated Press wouldn't confirm a number of people shot or injured.
The newspaper reported 41 hostages in the building of the American Civic Association and said apartments were being evacuated.