Reports say those wounded have been taken to hospital
Several people have been shot near the Empire State Building in New York City, the authorities have said.
The shooter was killed in the incident, which is reported to have taken place near the popular tourist attraction before 09:00 (13:00 GMT), reports the BBC.
It is not clear how many people were wounded or what their conditions were. The shooting occurred at 34th Street and Fifth Avenue.
The incident does not appear to be terror-related, police said.
There is a heavy police presence at the scene.