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What happened in New York subway station shooting?

News broke on Tuesday about multiple people being shot in a New York subway station, and that was then followed by reports that explosives had been found.

Members of the New York Police Department and emergency vehicles crowd the streets after at least 13 people were injured during a rush-hour shooting at a subway station in the New York borough of Brooklyn on April 12, 2022, where authorities said "several undetonated devices" were recovered amid chaotic scenes. - Ambulances lined the street outside the 36th Street subway station, where a New York police spokeswoman told AFP officers responded to a 911 call of a person shot at 8:27 am (1227 GMT). The suspect was still at large, according to Manhattan borough president Mark Levine. (Photo by ANGELA WEISS / AFP) (Photo by ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images)

More violence in New York City on Tuesday as multiple people - at least 10 confirmed - were shot and at least 13 injured in a subway station. According to the city’s fire department, there were also undetonated explosive devices found.

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What happened in latest NY transit shooting?

The incident occurred during the morning commute at the 36th Street subway station in Brooklyn’s Sunset Park neighborhood, according to news media. Initial reports were that at least five people had been shot, citing sources in the New York Fire Department, although this has since grown to double figures. It was not immediately clear whether the number of injured people included those who were shot.

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The New York Police Department warned people to stay away from the area, which is known for its thriving Chinatown, views of the Statue of Liberty and Industry City, a sprawling warehouse district that has become home to many creative businesses.

Video footage showed a massive law enforcement presence around the subway station, including heavily armed officers and dozens of police cruisers and emergency vehicles.


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