The building houses Fox News, the New York Post and The Wall Street Journal
(NEW YORK) — Police say a man has apparently shot himself to death outside the News Corp. building in midtown Manhattan.
The 41-year-old man died after the shooting at about 9 a.m. Monday.
Authorities aren’t certain what prompted the shooting, which occurred outside the building that houses Fox News, the New York Post and The Wall Street Journal. The media conglomerate News Corp. is controlled by Rupert Murdoch.
It’s not clear if the man had any ties to News Corp. or if he was just standing outside the building.
A weapon was recovered at the scene, and no one else was injured.
Traffic was snarled in Midtown as police investigated.