Gunman kills guard, self at NY federal building
 
A gunman shot a security guard in the lobby of a federal building in New York City before shooting and killing himself, according to reports
 
The gunman, reportedly identified as a 68-year-old New Jersey man, opened fire inside the building in lower Manhattan after encountering a line, according to ABC News
 
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Police said the suspect then passed through the metal detector and headed toward the elevators before he encountered another employee when he shot himself, according to a local NBC affiliate. Three firearms were recovered at the scene.
 
The suspected shooter was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police, while the security guard was rushed to an area hospital where he died, according to reports.
 
The building houses an immigration court and offices for multiple federal agencies, including the departments of Justice and Labor, as well as the Manhattan office for Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.), who announced his support to the Iran nuclear deal earlier in the day.