New York Police shoot man after officer attacked with meat cleaver

NYPD Police have shot a man after an officer was struck with a meat cleaver in a horrifying attack in New York City.

Local media say the attack occurred on W 32nd St, between Seventh Ave and Broadway around 5.00pm local time.

It’s believed a man, whose age is not yet known, was seen running down the street waving a meat cleaver before he lunged at police and was shot.


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Two officers have been rushed to hospital for treatment to injuries sustained in the attack.

The man’s condition has not been confirmed. More to come.

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