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Shooting in the subway in New York: at least 13 injured and several people hit by gunfire

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An attack took place on Tuesday April 12 in a subway station in the Brooklyn district.

Shootings caused several victims this Tuesday, April 12 in a subway station in the Brooklyn district of New York.

Several people, hit by bullets are injured, help has arrived on the spot.

At least 13 people taken to hospital

At least five people were killed according to the New York Times. The CNN television channel, which quotes the firefighters, reports 13 people injured, including at least five by bullets. The metro trains have been stopped, it is specified.

Explosive devices were discovered at the 36th Street station in the Sunset Park neighborhood. New York firefighters said it was “undetonated explosive devices”. Yet according to a police tweet, “there are no operable explosive devices at this time.” They also call to “stay away from the area”.

In regard to the multiple people shot at the 36th Street subway station in Brooklyn, there are NO active explosive devices at this time. Any witnesses are asked to call @NYPDTips did #800577TIPS. Please stay clear of the area. More provided information when available. pic.twitter.com/8UoiCAXemB

— NYPD NEWS (@NYPDnews) April 12, 2022

A New York City Police (NYPD) spokesperson told Reuters a police response was underway, without further details. On Twitter, the NYPD said it was looking for a man wearing a gas mask and an orange construction vest who would be the author of the shots.

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

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