At least 13 people injured in NYC subway shooting
On Tuesday morning, April 12, at least 13 people were injured in a shooting at a Brooklyn subway station, according to the New York Times.
The Times reports that the incident occurred “on the platform of a Brooklyn subway station during the Tuesday morning rush."
“The (New York) Fire Department said that 13 people were injured, several by gunfire,” according to the Times. “A Department spokesman did not provide further details on the victims’ injuries and conditions.”
The Times reports that the New York Police Department “were seeking a man with a gas mask and an orange construction vest, a law enforcement official said.”
Police were looking for a man in a worker\u2019s vest and gas mask in the attack at the 36th Street subway stop in Sunset Park, Brooklyn.https://www.nytimes.com/2022/04/12/nyregion/brooklyn-subway-shooting.html?smid=tw-share\u00a0\u2026— Patrick LaForge (@Patrick LaForge) 1649771089
CNN’s Jim Sciutto reports
New: investigators are looking to determine if the attacker used a smoke grenade during the attack, NYPD source tells me.https://twitter.com/jimsciutto/status/1513872400936579088\u00a0\u2026— Jim Sciutto (@Jim Sciutto) 1649770725
Update: 13 people wounded in subway attack.https://twitter.com/jimsciutto/status/1513874261919870985\u00a0\u2026— Jim Sciutto (@Jim Sciutto) 1649770992
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul also tweeted about the attack:
I have been briefed on this developing situation in Brooklyn. First responders are on the scene and we will work with @MTA & @NYPDnews to provide updates as the investigation continues.https://twitter.com/NYPDnews/status/1513862828242972672\u00a0\u2026— Governor Kathy Hochul (@Governor Kathy Hochul) 1649770402
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