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Josh Groban Was Half a Block Away from NYC Truck Attack

Josh Groban Was Half a Block Away from NYC Truck Attack”

Several people were struck. "Downtown. F-k", he began.

The man has since been placed in custody and transported to a hospital for treatment. "Be safe with your kids out there".

Posting on Twitter, Groban said he was with his dog half a block away from the rampage when he heard "8-10 quick rounds" fired.

Singer Josh Groban had been in a dog park not far from where Tuesday's terrifying attack took place.

Singer Josh Groban was "half a block" from the deadly rampage.

Josh tweeted that he was "shaking" after the attack and that he was supposed to have coffee right on that corner.

In his most recent messages about the attack, Groban commended the New York Police and Fire Departments for their rapid response and was in awe of New Yorkers' resilience.

Moments later, as he acknowledged it was Halloween, he added, "Devastated for the victims and their families tonight & inspired by the spirit of this city. Sirens and trick or treaters everywhere", he later wrote. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio declared it an act of terror. The suspect reportedly drove a rented Home Depot pickup truck into a school bus and exited the vehicle while seemingly holding weapons before being shot in the abdomen by police, who identified him as Sayfullo Habibullaevic Saipov.

The next series of tweets details how he had to run with his dog after hearing gun shots.



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