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Man waves gun behind TV reporter

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Posted at 10:47 PM, Feb 10, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-10 23:47:12-05
NEW YORK (AP) — Police say they're investigating after a man appeared to wave a handgun behind a television news reporter during a live broadcast in New York City.
 
It happened shortly after noon Wednesday as a WNBC-TV reporter stood in front of Brooklyn Supreme Court.
 
The man appeared to wave the gun behind reporter Michael George as he spoke about the trial of a police officer charged with fatally shooting a man in a Brooklyn housing complex.
 
A police spokesman said it's being investigated as a menacing incident. Officials planned to release additional video of the suspect later Wednesday.
 
A WNBC spokesman didn't immediately respond to a message seeking comment.
 
In August, reporter Alison Parker and video journalist Adam Ward, of Roanoke, Virginia, TV station WDBJ, were fatally shot during a live broadcast.