News Lower Manhattan attack: See photos By amNY.com staff Updated October 31, 2017 7:24 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email Eight people are dead after a white pickup truck drove onto the bike path along the West Side Highway in lower Manhattan on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017, Mayor Bill de Blasio said. The driver then got out of the truck and brandished what later turned out to be a pellet gun and a paint gun, Police Commissioner James O'Neill said. The suspect, a 29-year-old man, was shot by police and taken into custody. The "act of terror," as de Blasio called it, drove onto the path a few blocks north of Chambers Street around 3 p.m., police said. Here, photos from the scene. Photo Credit: Louis Lanzano Police surround a badly damaged Home Depot truck in lower Manhattan on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017. Photo Credit: AFP / Getty Images / Don Emmert Police officers arrive at the scene following what Mayor Bill de Blasio has called an "act of terror" on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017. Photo Credit: AFP /Getty Images / Don Emmert A young girl reacts as police officers block an area following the truck rampage in lower Manhattan on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Andy Kiss Police direct people away from the scene after a truck plowed into a bike path in lower Manhattan on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017. Photo Credit: AFP/Getty Images / DON EMMERT Investigators inspect a truck following what Mayor Bill de Blasio called an "act of terror" on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017. Photo Credit: New York Daily News / James Keivom New York City officials said a pickup truck drove down a bike path next to the Hudson River in lower Manhattan, striking multiple people, on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017. Photo Credit: Office of the Deputy Commissioner Public Information Lower Manhattan saw police responding to early reports of gunfire on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2107. Photo Credit: Charles Eckert Police investigate what Mayor Bill de Blasio called an "act of terror" on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017. By amNY.com staff Share on Facebook Share on Twitter More on this topic #NYCStrong trends on Twitter after truck attackAfter a truck driver killed eight people in lower Manhattan, New Yorkers responded online. 8 killed in ISIS-inspired attack in lower Manhattan: NYPDThe driver followed ISIS instructions on social media “almost to a T,” the NYPD said. How the attack in lower Manhattan unfoldedThe suspect drove the Home Depot rental truck onto the bike path shortly after 3 p.m., police said. Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.