New York Governor: 'First responders are true heroes'

The New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has paid tribute to the two firefighters killed and two wounded by a gunman who apparently lured them into a trap:

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Gov: NY's first responders are true heroes as they time and again selflessly rush toward danger to keep our families safe #Webster

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Gov: First responders were injured and 2 were taken from us as they once again answered the call of duty. #Webster

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Gov: We as the community of #NY mourn their loss as now 2 more families must spend the holidays without their loved ones #Webster

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NY firefighter gunman 'left note'

A man who allegedly shot dead two firefighters as they tackled a fire in Webster in New York state left a chilling note declaring his plan to "kill people", police said.