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    • A police officer stands guard while a man is shooting outside the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., December 13, 2020
    • People run after a man opened fire outside the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., December 13, 2020
    • A man wearing a protective mask points his gun outside the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., December 13, 2020.
    • New York police officers block off the scene of a shooting at the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020, in New York.
    • People wearing masks take cover while a man is shooting outside the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., December 13, 2020
    • Police officers detain a man who opened fire outside the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., December 13, 2020
    • A suspect is taken to an ambulance at the scene where he opened fire outside the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., December 13, 2020.
    • Police officers are seen outside the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, after a man opened fire outside the church, in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., December 13, 2020.
    • Police patrol inside  the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York on December 13, 2020, after a shooter opened fire outside the church
    • Police are seen outside of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York on December 13, 2020, after a shooter opened fire outside the church.
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    A police officer stands guard while a man is shooting outside the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., December 13, 2020

    Nearly 200 people were attending a concert of choral Christmas music when the shooting happened outside the cathedral.

    Police officers in New York City shot an unidentified 52-year-old man after he opened fire outside the Church of St. John the Divine in Manhattan on Sunday evening.

    The shooting happened on the steps of the cathedral at the end of the Christmas choir concert, which was attended by about 200 people.

    No civilians were injured during the shooting. The attacker died from his injuries in the hospital, local media reported. 

    Check out Sputnik gallery to see the most dramatic moments of the incident. 

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