Firing at New York subway station, one dead, five injured

By Pooja Bhardwaj February 13, 2024 8:31 AM IST

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New York: One person was killed and five were injured in a sudden firing at a New York City subway station in the evening. One person was killed in a shooting on an elevated train platform in the Bronx around 4:30 p.m., according to authorities. At the time when this firing incident took place, stations across the city were filled with children returning from schools and many people were also returning from their offices.

According to the information, a 30 year old man died in the firing. After the firing the attacker fled from the spot. The search for the absconding attacker continues. Eyewitness Efrain Feliciano, 61, told the Daily News, “The train was coming and two kids were screaming. At least six shots were fired.” “As soon as the bullets hit the wall, I saw a flash,” Feliciano said. A woman was screaming holding a child.

New York Police spokesperson said that at present no one has been arrested in this firing incident. The police is investigating the matter Let us tell you that after the incidents in recent years, the fear of attack on the city’s metro system has increased. However, New York City has seen a decline in crime incidents since the Covid pandemic. Let us tell you that compared to the year 2022, the number of people shot across the city declined by 39 percent last year.

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