Subway shooting in New York kills one, injures five

Feb 12, 2024

New York City: New York City Police said six people were shot at a subway station on Monday bronxIn which one person died and five others were injured.
A New York Police Department spokesman said by phone that no arrests had been made. Shooting And it is not clear what condition the five injured people were in. Local media, citing unnamed police sources, reported that all five suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
The most recent data shows that crime on New York's subway system is rare: About 3.8 million trips are made on the system on an average weekday, and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority reported 570 felony assaults in 2023.
The shootings are particularly unusual: In 2022, when a man wounded 10 people with a handgun on a train passing through Brooklyn, it was the first mass shooting attack on the subway system since 1984.
A few weeks later, in May 2022, a man shot and killed 48-year-old Daniel Enriquez on a Q train in what police described as an unprovoked attack.
Fears among commuters about how dangerous the metro really is were heightened early in the pandemic, when metro crime rates spiked in early 2020 but fell back to normal levels in 2021. Riders' perceptions of the dangers remain high, even as crime rates decline.
Mayor Eric Adams, a Democrat and former city police captain, has sought to reassure nervous passengers by increasing the number of police officers in Metro stations.

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