16 people were injured.
Law enforcement officers in New York continue to search for a black man who, according to police, staged a shooting in the subway in the Brooklyn area. This was stated on Tuesday at a press conference by the head of the police department of the city of Keechant Sewell.
According to her, an unknown man, who allegedly staged a shooting in the subway, boarded the train at about 08:24 local time. “According to our data, he acted alone.
It is reported that we are talking about a black man,” the head of the city police said. According to her, New York law enforcement officers, in cooperation with representatives of federal authorities, are searching for a suspect.
16 people were injured as a result of the shooting in the subway in New York; there is no threat to the life of any of them, the head of the police department said.
“There are no life-threatening injuries,” she said.
As the first deputy mayor of New York, Lorraine Grillo, added, we are talking about gunshot, shrapnel wounds, as well as injuries as a result of the ensuing crush.
Law enforcement officers did not find explosive devices in the New York subway after the shooting incident in the Brooklyn area, Sewell said.
“First of all, I would like to assure the public that no explosive devices have been found in metro trains at the moment. We are not investigating this incident as a terrorist attack,” she stressed.
The shooting in the New York subway was arranged by a black man, his search continues, said the head of the New York police.