13 INJURED, First Casualty Report
Police and firefighter/paramedics from New York City responded about 8:27 a.m. ET Tuesday, April 12, 2022 to a report of smoke in the subway and then a mass shooting in a subway near 36th Street and 4th Avenue in Brooklyn.
Multiple people are reported shot, and undetonated devices were reported at the scene.
Male suspect is possibly 5’5″ 170 LBS a male/black, wearing a gas mask, dressed in a construction vest, and carrying a book bag or backpack. The suspect is described to have thrown a device and opened fire with a weapon.
There was an initial report that the suspect may have been wearing clothing similar to MTA workers, but this was possibly debunked about 10:15 a.m. ET.
A large area of Brooklyn is on alert more than an hour after shooting.
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Police report no active devices at about 9:55 a.m. ET.
Crime was committed on a moving train.
ADVISORY: 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. pic.twitter.com/xPIAHbtSA7
— NYPD NEWS (@NYPDnews) April 12, 2022
Several people were shot on the platform of the 36th Street subway station in Brooklyn on Tuesday, officials said. The police are seeking a man in a worker’s vest and gas mask.
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— The New York Times (@nytimes) April 12, 2022
The information in this article is an early report published before any summary information was confirmed or released by police or fire authorities.
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