Several people were hit by gunfire on Tuesday morning, April 12, in a New York subway station in Brooklyn, several media reported.
« A 8 h 27 [14 h 27 à Paris]the police were called for an emergency call by a person who was hit by a bullet, in the subway”in the borough of Brooklyn, confirmed a spokeswoman for the New York police, who asked the public to avoid the area.
According to the media, several people were affected. Firefighters found several downed people and unexploded ordnance, a New York City Fire Department spokesperson said.
According to a police source close to the investigation, preliminary information specified that a suspect was dressed in work clothes. A photo from the scene showed people tending to bloodied passengers lying on the station floor. Trains serving this station were delayed during the morning rush hour.