The accounts of those on the train and those who helped them paint a graphic picture of the minutes in which passengers were unable to escape from a car filled with smoke and gunfire.
Blood from a gunshot wound soaked a man’s pants. Another shouted that he was in danger of dying. A woman pressed a lower back injury. Others were crying.
All around Sam Carcamo were the wounded survivors of the Brooklyn subway shootings. A few minutes earlier, they had experienced a violent nightmare trapped in a train car.