Panic in New York after shooting at Tonic Bar, Times Square

Times Square is one of the world's most iconic venues

Scores of police rushed to Times Square in the aftermath of the incident

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

A man has been shot to death outside a bar in Times Square, central New York.

Emergency services workers have flocked to the scene following the incident, according to The Sun.

The incident took place at Tonic Bar, in the heart of New York's most popular tourist district. The victim was taken to hospital but could not be saved.

The shooting reportedly took place after a fight, according to some witnesses on Twitter. Several pictures and videos have been posted showing the aftermath of the incident.