Brooklyn Subway Shooting Highlights: 10 Injured, Police Hunt For Shooter

Brooklyn subway shooting: The incident sparked a massive police response, with the suspect still at large several hours later

Brooklyn Subway Shooting Highlights: 10 Injured, Police Hunt For Shooter

Brooklyn attack: A photo from the scene showed people tending to injured passengers

New York:

At least 10 people were injured in a shooting at a subway station in New York, local media reported. The incident occurred at the 36th Street Station in Sunset Park in Brooklyn. A photo from the scene showed people tending to injured passengers lying on the floor station.

The incident sparked a massive police response, with the suspect still at large several hours later. New York police said that there are no active explosive devices at the subway station at this time.

New York governor Kathy Hochul tweeted that first responders were on the scene and promised regular updates as the investigation unfolds.

Here are the Highlights on the Brooklyn Subway station shooting:

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Apr 12, 2022 23:40 (IST)
Apr 12, 2022 22:56 (IST)
New York Police's update on Brooklyn subway incident
New York Police Department commissioner Keechant Sewell told a press conference the suspected gunman put on a gas mask just as the train was arriving at 36th Street station.

"He then opened the canister that was in his bag and then the car filled with smoke. After that he began shooting," Sewell said.
Apr 12, 2022 22:06 (IST)
Brooklyn shooting not being investigated as act of terror: New York police
A rush-hour shooting Tuesday in the New York City subway is not being investigated as an act of terror, authorities said, adding that 10 people were shot but none were in "life threatening" condition.

"This is not being investigated as an act of terrorism at this time," New York City police commissioner Keechant Sewell told reporters. "Reportedly we have no one with life-threatening injuries as a result of this case."
Apr 12, 2022 21:14 (IST)
Deeply disturbed by horrific shooting: Indian consulate
"Deeply disturbed by horrific shooting in Brooklyn today. We are in touch with local authorities.  Our prayers and thoughts  with those injured," tweeted the Indian consulate in New York.

Apr 12, 2022 20:56 (IST)
Fire set in train car, claims passenger
Smoke was also witnessed at the scene and a passenger told local media that a fire had been set inside the train car.
Apr 12, 2022 20:35 (IST)
13 Shot At In Subway Station In New York's Brooklyn, Cops Say No Active Explosives
Several people were shot at in a subway station in New York's Brooklyn today. People tweeted photos showing commuters with blood on their clothes being helped by others, as they sat with their back to a metro train. At least 13 were injured.
Apr 12, 2022 20:10 (IST)
Apr 12, 2022 20:07 (IST)
The incident came just a day after US President Joe Biden announced new gun control measures, increasing restrictions on so-called "ghost guns", the difficult-to-trace weapons that can be assembled at home.

Apr 12, 2022 19:53 (IST)
New York Governor on Brooklyn Subway attack
New York governor Kathy Hochul said she had been briefed on the "developing" situation.

"First responders are on the scene and we will work with @MTA & @NYPDnews to provide updates as the investigation continues," she tweeted.
Apr 12, 2022 19:50 (IST)
Brooklyn Subway Shooting: 5 Latest Developments
Several people were shot at in a subway station in New York's Brooklyn, local media reported. At least 13 were injured, news agency AFP reported.
Apr 12, 2022 19:42 (IST)
Map of Brooklyn: Here's where the shooting occured
Apr 12, 2022 19:38 (IST)
Brooklyn subway shooting: 13 injured in the attack
According to early reports, 13 people have been injured in the Brooklyn subway attack.
Apr 12, 2022 19:33 (IST)
No active explosive devices at this time: New York Police
The New York Police Department said that there are no active explosive devices at the moment. "In regard to the multiple people shot at the 36th Street subway station in Brooklyn, there are NO active explosive devices at this time," the police said on Twitter.

Apr 12, 2022 19:24 (IST)
New York Police investigate Brooklyn subway attack
The New York Police Department tweeted "Due to an investigation, avoid the area of 36th Street and 4th Avenue area in Brooklyn. Expect emergency vehicles and delays in the surrounding area."
Apr 12, 2022 19:17 (IST)
Suspect was wearing gas mask: Local media
The suspect was wearing a construction vest and a gas mask, reports AP citing law enforcement sources.
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