NEW YORK, NY. (THECOUNT) — A man with a shotgun is in a police standoff outside the United Nations building in New York City on Thursday morning.
Video posted to Twitter shows police attempting to negotiate with a gray-haired man in a red sweater and brown jacket – clutching a shotgun slung across his body.
Stand-off –Man with gun pacing in front of the United Nations. Police saying "put down the guy. There are better ways to get your message out." White male. Grey hair. Red sweater tan jacket. pic.twitter.com/qOB5NACBne
— Greg Kelly-Ripped in 2022. (@gregkellyusa) December 2, 2021
Police can be heard telling the man “put down the gun; there are better ways to get your message out,” reports americanmilitarynews.