Passenger shot and grandmother pushed to the rails by a smoker: unbridled violence in the New York Subway


A 24-year-old man was shot in the neck inside a subway station in Chelsea (NYC), Sunday night, and yesterday an elderly woman was pushed onto the rails in Brooklyn.

The unidentified victim was shot around 6 p.m. Sunday on the northbound platform of the 1/2/3 station at 14th Street and Seventh Avenue.

The injured man was able to walk on his own to nearby Lenox Health Center before being transported to Bellevue Hospital, it reported. ABC News.

In a subsequent incident of violence, a 73-year-old woman was pushed onto the subway tracks after a man got into an altercation with her husband and grandson, yesterday afternoon in Brooklyn.

The incident occurred on the C train platform at the Clinton-Washington station around 1:45 p.m., authorities said.

The woman was with her husband, 82, and her grandson, 30, when the young man confronted a man on the platform and He asked him not to smoke in the Metro. This led to a dispute that turned physical between the three men.

In the midst of the physical altercation, the suspect pushed the elderly woman onto the subway tracks. She was rescued and was taken to a nearby hospital injured, but in stable condition, she reported Pix11.

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.