A gunman filled a subway at rush hour with Smoke and multiple shots people Tuesday, left wounded passengers to bleed on Brooklyn podium while others ran screaming. authorities also He said that at least 16 people were injured in the incident. The police are still searching for shooter.
Officials said the shooting wounded at least 10 peopleand at least 16 in They are all injured in Some way in The attack that started on Subway train to 36 . Street station in The town’s Sunset Park neighborhood. five people they were in critical New York Fire Department acting commissioner Laura Kavanaugh said, but Police Commissioner Kishant Sewell said there were no life-threatening injuries.
Sewell added that attack She was not investigated as terrorism, but she was not judged out anything.” The shooter was not identified.
Train passenger video shows smoke and people Pour out of Subway car. Exploding howling like passengers run for director also limping a few others off the train. Someone falls onto the platform, and someone shouts, “Someone call 911! In another video and photos from the scene people Tend to lie passengers’ blood on The podium, the middle of what seems small ponds of blood and someone else on The floor of Subway car.
“The subway door opened in a disaster. It was smoke and blood and people Screaming,” eyewitness Sam Carcamo told 1010 WINS radio station, saying he saw a giant wave of smoke flowing out of N train as soon as you open the door.
According to multiple law enforcement sources briefed on Initial investigation information He pointed out that the gunman who ran away wearing Construction jacket and gas mask.
Investigators believe the gunman released smoke device before opening fire one of Law enforcement officials said. Investigators are checking whether he used it device in Attempt to distract people before shooting official She said.
Fire and police officials are investigating reports of an explosion, but Sewell said at a press conference just In the afternoon there were no known explosive devices. Multiple smoke devices were found on Municipal spokesman Fabian Levy said the scene.
According to a statement from the Local 100 Transportation Workers’ Union, none of the MTA workers were injured. for Inhalation of smoke, splinters, panic.
Juliana Fonda, broadcast An engineer at WNYC-FM told her news Gothamist was on the train when it was a passenger from car behind I started banging her on the door between them.
“There was a lot of A sound pops up, and there was smoke in The other car” and people They were trying to get it in And they couldn’t, they were bombing on Entry door to us car. “
President Joe Biden and Attorney General Merrick Garland have been briefed on incident, as was the case with Governor Cathy Hochhol. New York City Mayor Eric Adams, who Isolates after COVID-19 positive test on Sunday, he was briefed at the mayor’s home.
accident happened on subway line runs Across South Brooklyn in live – mostly home To Hispanic and Asian Communities – About 15 minutes by train to Manhattan. Local schools, including Sunset Park High School via streetThey are closed down.
Danny Mastroggio of It was Brooklyn just drop it son off At school when he saw a crush of passengers each other of Wounded, running up Subway staircase at the nearby 25th Street station in panic. He said at least two sustained leg injuries.
“It was crazy,” he told The Associated Press. “no one He knows exactly what was going on on. “
Alan Lee was running his business, a Nubian Café when I half- Dozen police cars and fire vehicles Suddenly converged on The block containing the 36th Street station.
Then they started entering people which was on block to adjacent block and then close off Subway entrance “is near the door of a café, he told The Associated Press. When he noticed the officers and dogs in the bomb squad, he was sure it wasn’t a daily subway.” problem.
sea of The emergency lights were visible from a distance of at least a dozen blocks, as the police were cordoned off set up.
New York City has faced Fire floods and high-profile accidents in Recent months, including on The city subway. One of It was the most shocking in January when I pushed a woman to her death in In front of me of A train by a stranger.
Adams, a little Democrat over 100 days in his country termshe has made cracking down on crime – especially on Subway – focus of His early management, vowing to send more Police officers at stations and platforms for regular periodicals. It wasn’t right away clear Whether the officers already They were inside the station when the shooting happened.
“We won’t allow “New Yorkers will be intimidated, even by one individual,” Adams said. in A video message recorded from the mayor’s home where he was impeachment. He did not provide any additional details.