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New York Police detains man armed with shotgun near UN headquarters

United Nations, Dec 2 (UNI/Sputnik) The New York Police Department (NYPD) detained the man armed with a shotgun in front of the United Nations headquarters in Manhattan, the NYPD told Sputnik on Thursday.
Earlier on Thursday, the man arrived to the world body's headquarters and was holding a shotgun against his head while police officers attempted for several hours to establish dialogue with him.
"He is in custody," the NYPD said.
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