Police Shoot Man in Times Square

A man who bystanders said skipped through Times Square with a kitchen knife while pursued by police was shot and killed by officers after a standoff Saturday. The man was approached by officers for smoking marijuana. The suspect then drew the knife and tied on a blue bandanna. He fled, with officers in pursuit. Many Times Square tourists were shocked by the incident. Bystanders said that the man was taunting police as he fled, even as dozens of officers pursued him. Police tried to use pepper spray to stop the man six times before shooting him.