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1 dead, 5 injured in Bronx subway station shooting

Police search for 2 people after fatal shooting in Bronx subway station


Police search for 2 people after fatal shooting in Bronx subway station

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NEW YORK – One person dead and five injured after shooting on a subway platform in the Bronx.

This happened around 4:38 p.m. Monday at the Mount Eden metro station, avenue Jérôme.

Police say four men and two women were shot dead on the 4th station platform. One of the men died in hospital.

According to firefighters, four of the five injured are seriously injured and one is slightly injured.

According to police sources, the incident started with a fight aboard northbound train 4 which then spilled onto the platform. Sources say some of the victims are innocent bystanders who were on the platform when the shots were fired.


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A witness said there were about a dozen people on the platform when the shots rang out, including children.

“I heard gunshots, running, shooting, maybe six times, five, six times. I heard two children screaming. And then, when I saw the train coming, it was “That’s when I ran downstairs, because there was too much noise,” the witness said.

The town hall does not consider the shooting to be a random attack.

The search is underway for two people, CBS New York’s Naveen Dhaliwal reported. So far no arrests have been made.

Police are expected to soon share more details about the incident during a news conference at the scene. We will bring this to you live on CBS News New York.

A video from the scene shows numerous police officers and rescue workers at the station.

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Trains were still running but bypassed the station in both directions. Northbound trains use the expressway from 149th Street-Grand Concourse to Burnside Avenue.

Authorities urged people to avoid the area, saying they should expect public transportation disruptions, delays and road closures as the investigation continues.

Check back soon for more on this developing story.

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