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Man dies after shooting outside News Corp building

A man has died after appearing to shoot himself outside the News Corp. building in New York.

Man dies after shooting outside News Corp building. Credit: Google Maps

The 41-year-old man died in central Manhattan after the shooting at about 9 am. So far, the authorities have not been able to determine what prompted the shooting outside the building of Fox News, the New York Post and The Wall Street Journal.

The media giant News Corp. is controlled by Rupert Murdoch. It has not been established whether the man had any ties to News Corp. A weapon was recovered at the scene, and no one else was injured.