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About 40 people have been taken hostage and several others shot in the US state of New York, say reports.Unconfirmed local media reports said a number of people have been killed during the incident.The hostages were in the buildings of the American Civic Association (ACA) in Binghamton, north of New York City, when the gunman entered.Police are reported to have entered the building and taken away two people. Some hostages have now been released."About 15 or so employees of the Civic Association came out crying with their hands behind their heads and they were escorted by the police," one witness told the Binghamton's WNBF Radio.See map of the areaTelevision footage showed four people being carried from the scene on stretchers. Their condition was not known.The Binghamton Press & Sun Bulletin said homes nearby were being evacuated and a police commando unit was at the scene.
Edit, this is happening now btw

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Sorry but :lol:.Always said Americans are just backwards they persist on this stupid legality of guns, in a hole they can't get out of.If Obama said "NO GUNS" he would never be able to leave the White House.Gunman has killed himself according to BBC.

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DeepWhen i watched the news earlier they said four had been shot dead, mightve gone up nowr.i.p though .. events like this are too frequent

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If anything i feel sorry for the guys who perpetrate the crimes.The way people like this go ignored by society is different.

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Eyewitness reported seeing a man of Asian appearance in his 20s entering the ACA building in mid-morning local time. pissedthere's nothing America can even do to stop this gun tingRIP to the dead still

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Waits for al quaeda to claim responsibilty.
I think they would have said arab if it was that. Im guessing its probably someone oriental
Im guessing maybe a pissed Nothern Korean then.

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Waits for al quaeda to claim responsibilty.
I think they would have said arab if it was that. Im guessing its probably someone oriental
Im guessing maybe a pissed Nothern Korean then.
vietcong

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If anything i feel sorry for the guys who perpetrate the crimes.The way people like this go ignored by society is different.
f*ck*ng loads of people are ignored by society though.It's no excuse to go out and kill innocent people.

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If anything i feel sorry for the guys who perpetrate the crimes.The way people like this go ignored by society is different.
f*ck*ng loads of people are ignored by society though.It's no excuse to go out and kill innocent people.
Some people don't know that until they see a therapist though.

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heres the update

CNN) -- A lone gunman killed at least 13 people and himself Friday in an immigration services center in Binghamton, New York, in what officials are calling the "most tragic day in Binghamton's history."Emergency personnel tend to a person taken from the building where the shootings took place.Emergency personnel tend to a person taken from the building where the shootings took place.Click to view previous image1 of 3Click to view next imageThe gunman drove a car to the back of American Civic Association building to block the exit and entered the front of the building, where he shot two receptionists, Binghamton Police Chief Joseph Zikuski said.The gunman then proceeded to a nearby classroom and opened fire, Zikuski said.One of the receptionists called 911 to report the shooting, Zikuski said.In all, law enforcement removed 14 deceased people from the building and 37 survivors, the police chief said.Four of those were in critical condition at local hospitals, he said.The gunman carried identification that said he was 42 and from upstate New York, the official said.A warrant is being obtained to search the suspected shooter's home in nearby Johnson City, another law enforcement source said.Officials would not name the suspect.President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama offered their condolences to the grieving community."Michelle and I were shocked and deeply saddened to learn about the act of senseless violence in Binghamton, New York, today," he said. "Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims, their families and the people of Binghamton."Vice President Joe Biden, who was in New York on unrelated business, also condemned the acts and called on Americans to stop the cycle of violence.Don't Miss * Street view of shooting scene * iReport.com: Are you there? Share stories, images"I'd ask you to keep all those folks in your prayers," he said. "I think it's time that, we gotta figure a way to deal with this senseless, senseless violence." Video Watch Biden call shootings 'senseless' »"This is a horrible situation," Gov. David Paterson said. Video Watch Gov. Paterson ask for moment of silence »"There's no available data on what's going on there other than the fact that lives have been lost."Two people who were led from the building in plastic handcuffs are not considered suspects, the police chief said.Video from the scene showed a person on a stretcher being taken to an ambulance. Video Watch witness describe his shock over incident »The Press & Sun-Bulletin said that about 10 people came out of the building shortly after noon. They emerged with their hands on their heads. The police searched some of them, the newspaper reported.American Civic Association• Founded in 1939 by group of immigrants• Private organization funded by United Way• Sponsors citizenship education• Promotes racial, religious, political understanding• Helps immigrants get visas, green cards• Hosts everything from tenants' rights seminars to St. Patrick's dinners to polka concertsAbout 12:40 p.m., another 10 -- clad in white sheets -- came out of the rear of the building, the newspaper said. Video Watch how the SWAT reacts to a hostage situation »The FBI sent hostage negotiators and an evidence response team to the scene, spokesman Richard Kolko said.Nearby apartments were evacuated, and Binghamton High School was locked down for most of the afternoon."Within minutes, [the situation] turned into one just flooded with police," Bob Joseph, news director of WNBF Radio, told CNN. Are you there? See submitted images, send your ownThe American Civic Association helps immigrants and refugees with a number of issues, including personal counseling, resettlement, citizenship and reunification, and provides interpreters and translators, according to the United Way of Broome County, which is affiliated with the association.Rashidun Haque, who owns a nearby convenience store, said police had him and his four customers stay inside and away from the windows."I'm really shaky, because this kind of thing -- it's a small city, it's a beautiful city, but nothing goes down serious like this," Haque said. Video Watch store owner describe police 'flooding the streets' »advertisementHe said the Civic Association building is about a two-minute walk from downtown.Binghamton is about 140 miles northwest of New York City.

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*shakes head at the idiotic comments*R.I.P.The people must be terrified, hope it turns out ok for them.

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