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VIDEO: Empire State Building Shooter Aiming At Cops

Warning: This footage may be upsetting to some viewers.

MANHATTAN — Empire State Building shooter Jeffrey Johnson can be seen pulling his gun on police before being gunned down in a hail of bullets on a shocking video the NYPD released late Friday. 

The video clearly shows Johnson pulling his gun from a bag and pointing it at cops as terrified on-lookers — including a family with two small children — run for their lives. Seconds later, Johnson falls to the ground and remains sprawled motionless on the sidewalk.

The images capture the panic and horror of the gun battle that erupted Friday morning at one of New York's most famed tourist attractions. Johnson shot and killed his former co-worker Steven Ercolino — with whom he had had an ongoing feud.

Nine bystanders were wounded in the crossfire, many apparently shot by police bullets as cops fought to subdue the suited gunman during the busy morning rush hour.