Several people were shot in a New York City subway station during rush hour on Tuesday, and several undetonated devices were discovered, according to officials.
According to the FDNY, at least 13 people were injured during the chaos at a station in Brooklyn’s Sunset Park neighborhood, though it was not immediately clear how many of those victims were shot.
A man, possibly dressed in MTA garb, was seen throwing a device in the subway station before opening fire, according to law enforcement representatives.
The NYPD, on the other hand, stated that no “active explosive devices” were discovered at the scene.
According to sources, police were looking for a ma, who was approximately 5’05” tall, weighing 180 lbs., He was seen wearing a gas mask, when he shot at least five (5) people.
According to the sources, some of the injured passengers escaped by jumping on a train.
Several commuters immediately posted images of bloodshed and smoke in the Brooklyn subway station following the attack.
The NYPD advised commuters to avoid 36th Street and Fourth Avenue “due to an investigation” and “emergency vehicles and delays in the surrounding area,” according to a statement.
The busy station on that corner serves the D, N, and R trains.
There have been no arrests made and the investigation remains ongoing.
Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1–800–577–TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1–888–57–PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers‘ website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
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