Istanbul night club attack kills 39, wounds nearly 70 others

Istanbul, Turkey is reeling from a New Year's Eve attack that killed at least 39 people and wounded nearly 70 others.

Police say a man, reportedly dressed as Santa Claus, burst into a packed night club and sprayed the crowd with gunfire.

They say the shooter then fled the building and remains at large.

Turkish authorities are calling the attack an act of terrorism.