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Shooting in New York subway leaves one dead

Just Earth News | @justearthnews | 12 Feb 2024, 09:17 pm Print

Shooting in New York subway leaves one dead New York

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At least one person died and five others, including two teens, were injured during a shooting incident inside a subway station in  Bronx region of New York on Monday.

Up to 10 shots were fired at the Mount Eden Avenue station after a fight between two groups of teenagers broke out aboard a northbound 4 train at around 4:40 p.m., creating “total pandemonium,” witness and police told New York Post.

A 35-year-old man was killed after he was shot in the chest, police and sources told the newspaper.

His identity is still not known.

The injured people were rushed to hospital for treatment.

As the train pulled into the Bronx station and the doors opened, at least one individual pulled a gun and started shooting, NYPD Chief of Transit Michael Kemper was quoted as saying by New York Post.

New York Police Department posted on X: "If you have any information about today’s shooting in the Bronx on the @mta
4 Train Line at the Mt. Eden Station, where 6 victims were shot including 1 killed, DM @NYPDTips or call 800-577-TIPS. All calls are confidential."