The shooting occurred during the morning rush hour Tuesday at a subway station in Brooklyn, according to reports ABC7. It’s about the station on 36th Street in Sunset Park in Brooklyn.
And 13 wounded people were taken to hospital, according to emergency services.
Unexploded ordnance was reported at the site for the first time. The police have now checked many suspicious objects, and that Explosives must not be active at the site.
People fled when the shooting began, and several US media reported that a smoke bomb had apparently been detonated.
Videos from eyewitnesses show how the subway stops at the station, doors open, smoke spreads and passengers are shocked.
Chaos was immediate, as many wounded fell out of the subway car and were helped by other passengers. Others fled in panic.
The local police are asking people to stay away from the area.
Trains must stop at the metro station.
The FBI is in place
The FBI writes at the scene of the accident to help the police in New York News letters.
An FBI source says they are assisting police in New York and that it is currently not clear if the shooting was linked to terrorism.
New York Mayor Eric Adams will be informed of the incident.
“As we gather more information, we are asking New Yorkers to stay away from this area for their own safety and so that first aid personnel can assist those in need and investigate the incident,” the mayor’s spokesperson, Fabian Levy, wrote on Twitter.
Governor Cathy Hochhol expects Twitter She was informed of the incident.
The number of shootings is said to have increased in New York this year, something Adams has focused on since becoming mayor in January, he writes. New York times.
Schools are closed
Schools near the metro station closed their doors for safety reasons and kept students inside. abc7.
American schools have routines for how to handle mass shootings.
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