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.


Police can be heard telling the man “put down the gun; there are better ways to get your message out,” reports americanmilitarynews.