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Two people killed at nine injured hundreds of lives put in jeopardy because of a workplace dispute that turned violent right here on the streets of New York City so.
You get kind of a similar situation what can you do to increase your chances of survival we're asking -- now to retired NYPD detective.
Who currently develops active.
Shooter program good to see this morning good morning guys -- that situation hopefully people are never.
Anywhere near but what's the first thing you need to do with your -- and -- similar.
They caught up in the situation like this the first thing you need to do as soon as -- shots you've gotta you gotta just -- the -- okay.
But the good news goes.
The last thing you wanted to do was get myself my god where the shots coming from because if you -- You could be the next personally -- hit the -- you can't run I guess I just run away what's gonna happen is you you -- probably know with the shooter it's okay.
So that's some users hit the deck OK get the deck and get down behind some of them will.
-- got cars like this all over the city OK you've got vehicles all over the city you've got fire hydrants OK you've got telephone poles.
Get delegates -- cover first.
Right once you got covered first that you can assess the situation.
-- -- -- see where a shooter followed with a people who are running away from.
That's nearly you know you wanna go I got to.
Tell -- I was a few blocks away from the Empire State Building yesterday and people were fleeing towards the scene that's because we live in New York City -- -- the doctors.
They wanted to be near one of the unfortunate circumstances as that the police.
Actually it certainly -- some of the bystanders how do you protect yourself from that.
Well when you if you get caught between the police and a perpetrators.
The only thing for you to do is get down on the ground like -- -- -- -- -- stay as -- as possible the police are gonna arrive quickly.
OK so the third main concern is taken that shooter out.
OK it's not you.
So you've got to get down on the ground hide behind the vehicle hide behind a barrier like this any kind of -- that you see out there on the street -- Stay down stay down -- don't get up until the shootings finished into the police tell you -- the -- The last thing you say is fight and that is if you can't escape -- hide.
You have to somehow take down the shooter.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Of this sort of violence so -- somebody's got to take out the shooter how do you do right.
Well basically what you have to do is if you can't escape but if you can't hide -- -- yourself and you've got to take on the shooter if it's you or them.
All right if you don't put that in your mind okay.
The best thing to do was try and utilize something in the area that might be something that you can pick up.
All right if the shooter it's finally out of bullets and he asked to rely all that's -- real good time to go after the shooter and -- get a couple other people okay.
Not just to help you take on the shooter that's the best -- -- -- but that's the last resort that's the only you know it's either you for the shooter.
Very -- you are retired NYPD detective.
Instead of worrying your -- thanks for all the steps that you -- much of.
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