At about 8:30 a.m. on April 12 (local time), a The shooting happened at a subway station in Brooklyn, New York. The New York Fire Department received a call reporting smoke coming from the 36th Street and Four Avenue stations.
The scene of the shooting at the subway station
Know this gunman about 1m65 tall and 77kg in appearance with gas mask, orange protective gear with mA gray sweater with a hood. At that time, he was fired at least 33 consecutive bullets, causing dozens of casualties.
Up to now, the hospital is receiving treatment for 29 cases of gunshot wounds, smoke inhalation and other problems related to this horrific shooting. According to reports from hospitals, about five people suffered serious but not life-threatening injuries.
Dozens of people were injured in the shooting.
Currently, police officials in New York have not yet arrested the perpetrator of the shooting, but have identified the number 1 suspect and immediately notified the media and the public.
Thereby, the suspect was identified as a 62-year-old man named Frank R. James, an African-American born and raised in Wisconsin and Philadelphia (USA). The key to James’ truck was found at the crime scene, thereby helping police locate the vehicle the suspect used.
The suspect’s portrait was released by the New York Police Department.
Police said the suspect entered the subway with a weapon identified as a Glock 17 9mm pistol, three extended magazines and committed his act. At the scene of the incident, security also found two unexploded smoke bombs, a petrol bomb, an ax and other dangerous objects.
According to the police report, they are conducting a major manhunt for the shooter and revealed that surveillance cameras at Sunset Park MRT station were not working at the time of the attack. Therefore, the police asked the help of witnesses present at the scene to locate the suspect as soon as possible.
Events related to the shooting will be continuously updated.
Source: NY Post