Where did the shooting take place in New York?
The facts took place at the 36th Street Station in Sunset Park in Brooklyn County. My colleague Ervan Alix created this map and helped you to better visualize places.
No casualties have been reported so far
To appeal New York times, Michael Gold said at 5:30 p.m. “There is no death [n’a été] Reported. According to our U.S. colleagues, the victims are being treated for gunshot wounds and “smoke inhalation.”
The NY Times site quoted a spokesman for the hospital center as saying that “eight (…) people were treated at NYU Langone Hospital in Brooklyn”. “Their injuries include gunshot and smoke inhalation injuries. Eight people are in stable condition.”
Informed President Joe Biden responded
The U.S. president, who announced new measures against guns yesterday, was notified of the shooting. The White House has offered to help officials in New York, according to executive spokeswoman Jen Zaki.
For his part, New York State Democratic Governor Kathy Hochul said she was monitoring the situation and was being kept informed of the investigation. Local media point out that Mayor Eric Adams, who recently tested positive for Govt-19, is also monitoring the situation.
Images are spreading on social websites
Several videos, especially those posted on Twitter, show scenes of panic inside the New York subway. If the footage was difficult to recognize from France, a journalist with a certified account, Madhav Tiwari, aired one of them and described the scene: He tweeted.
Metro operator announces major disruptions
Since the alert was issued for emergency services and the arrival of spot police, the New York Tunnel’s Twitter account has been informing users in real time about the operation of the lines. Many of them have been blocked.
One of the injured has called the emergency services.
“At 8:27 a.m., police received an emergency call from someone who had been shot in the subway,” Brooklyn said.AFP NYPD Spokesman.
An important security device has been placed on 36th Street and 4th Avenue in Brooklyn where the facts took place.
Police have advised the public to avoid the area
Police announced on Twitter that “there is currently no active explosive device”, while urging New Yorkers to stay away from the area.
What we learned in the middle of the afternoon:
- In New York, the American media first reported that several people had been shot dead at a subway station. Facts that happened in the morning US time.
- The New York Times And NBC News At least 13 people were injured and hospitalized, citing a report by firefighters.
- New York firefighters and police said they found “unexploded ordnance” at the scene.
- According to the New York media, law enforcement is looking for “a man with a gas mask and an orange dress”.
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