Police Shut Down Times Square After Three People Shot

A heavy police response took to Times Square in New York City after three people, including a toddler, were shot in the area on May 8, according to news reports.

The victims were in a stable condition and the perpetrators were being hunted by New York police, according to Mayor Bill de Blasio.

The New York City Police Department said an investigation was taking place.

This video shows police cordoning off parts of the Times Square area on Saturday. Credit: Denaize Robinson via Storyful

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