Man who drove car into Times Square crowd wanted suicide-by-cop, report says

One person was killed and nearly two dozen injured after a car rammed into pedestrians in Times Square on Thursday.

The collision took place between 45th and Broadway.

The suspect is Richard Rojas, 26. He served in the US Navy from 2011 to 2015, and was not honorably discharged.

Rojas reportedly wanted to commit suicide by having cops kill him.

“You were supposed to shoot me! I wanted to kill them,” he reportedly told police. Rojas is believed to have been high on synthetic marijuana.

The attack was not terror-related, according to law enforcement.

“We saw people laying on the sidewalk…with crowds of people laying around them,” one witness told Fox News. “You could see clumps of people down the sidewalk with people all around them trying to help them.”

Alyssa Elsman, 18, visiting from Michigan with her family, was killed in the rampage.

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