Woman stabbed and teenager shot: more horrors in the New York Subway
A 19-year-old man was shot an hour after two women were attacked in stations of the chaotic New York Subway in Brooklyn.
The shooting occurred on the Grant Avenue station platform on the A line around 7 pm Wednesday. The adolescent received shot in the leg during a dispute involving six other people, authorities said.
The victim was hospitalized in stable condition. The suspects fled the station after the shooting, reported Pix11.
shortly before a woman was randomly slashed across the face by a man while waiting on a platform at another Brooklyn station.
The unprovoked attack occurred inside the station Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center around 6 p.m. on Wednesday. The 30-year-old woman was standing on the platform of the northbound 5 train when a man approached him and cut his face with a sharp object, according to the police.
The same assailant, believed to be in his 40s, allegedly fled up the stairs to the station’s mezzanine and there randomly hit a 47-year-old woman in the face. Paramedics took both victims to hospitals for treatment, authorities said.
No arrests have been made in either case. Anyone with information should call to 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) and in Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). Also through the page crimestoppers.nypdonline.org or by text to 274637 (CRIMES), followed by TIP577. All communications are strictly confidential.
Mayor Eric Adams, whose election campaign focused on public safety, has implemented several measures to make the subway safer, including deploying more police officers to stations and cars. But until now insecurity continues to rise.
Last July there was 57% more crime in the New York Subway than in the same month of 2021, he said. Fox News. A staggering 84% of New Yorkers believe conditions have worsened in the city since March 2020, when the pandemic began, according to a survey. Most cited the problems in the subway as one of the main reasons for urban decay.