Cops said no active explosives were used in the shooting of 13 people in a subway station in Brooklyn, New York.
Commuters with blood on their clothes were aided by others as they sat with their backs to a metro train in Brooklyn, according to photographs shared on Twitter.
According to local media, several individuals were shot in a subway station in Brooklyn, New York. Commuters with blood on their clothes were aided by others as they sat with their backs to a metro train, according to photographs shared on Twitter. According to the news agency AFP, at least 13 people were hurt.
According to local media, the shooter is still on the loose in the neighbourhood.
According to some reports, explosives were discovered at the scene of the incident, which occurred during morning rush hour.
According to some reports, explosives were discovered at the scene of the attack, which occurred at 8:30 a.m. local time during morning rush hour. Trains have been halted, according to local media.
The NYPD, or New York Police Department, tweeted, “Avoid the 36th Street and 4th Avenue area in Brooklyn due to an investigation. Expect emergency vehicles and traffic delays in the vicinity.”
There are “no active explosive devices,” according to the NYPD.
“There are no active explosive devices at this time in relation to the several victims shot at the 36th Street subway station in Brooklyn. Anyone with information is asked to contact @NYPDTips at #800577TIPS. Please keep your distance from the area. When more information becomes available, it will be published “The NYPD sent out a tweet.
A video of the subway where the people were shot was released on Twitter by a Twitter user. In the footage, smoke could be seen coming from what looked to be a burning object.
Authorities have yet to confirm whether or not this was a terrorist strike.
On social media, there are photographs of blood on the floor of a metro coach in the Brooklyn subway. Several Twitter users speculated that this was a terrorist act.
According to NY1 News, the suspect was dressed in a construction worker’s clothing and wore a gas mask.
According to NBC, a guy with a gas mask and orange construction vest may have thrown a smoke canister on the platform to distract the rush hour throng, citing NYPD authorities and senior law enforcement officials.
According to the Gun Violence Archive website, firearms are implicated in around 40,000 deaths in the United States each year, including suicides.
The event occurred just one day after US President Joe Biden proposed additional gun control measures, including tighter limitations on so-called “ghost guns,” or weapons that may be built at home and are difficult to trace.
Attempts to reduce the amount of firearms in circulation have been continually thwarted by lax gun laws and a constitutionally guaranteed right to bear arms, despite the majority of Americans favouring tighter controls.
Guns are used in three-quarters of all US homicides, and the number of pistols, revolvers, and other firearms sold continues to climb.