According to international media reports, the UN has been cordoned off
New York police cordoned off the area outside the United Nations headquarters on the East River, the UN Headquarters. According to international media reports, a gunman was spotted in the area. A video posted on Twitter shows police patrols in the middle of the road adjacent to the building and several armed officers. The identity of the man is not yet known, nor what his intentions are. Meanwhile, the whole area has been isolated.