Mass shooting takes place in New York City subway system
Tuesday, April 12, 2022
At least sixteen people were injured in the incident, out of which ten had gunshot wounds and the remaining six were otherwise injured. According to the latest press briefing by the(NYPD) at the scene, no deaths were reported in the incident. Additional people were treated for smoke inhalation and panic attacks.
According to officials, the gunman, while on the train, had ignited aon the northbound and opened fire at the commuters. When the train reached the 36th Street Station, injured commuters collapsed on the platform. Preliminary investigations suggest an additional smoke device was detonated at the 36th Street Station. The NYPD has confirmed there are currently no explosive devices at the scene.
The suspect, who was reportedly wearing a reflective vest and gas mask, fled the scene. The Federal Bureau of Investigation has also joined the investigation.shut down numerous lines throughout Brooklyn. The
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