In the subway of new York city shooting: man in serious condition, suspects on the loose

Today, March 15, at about noon on the station platform, subway to Queens, two unknown persons shot at the man. This is the second such case in the last six weeks.

The representative of the NYPD told Gothamist that the incident occurred at the 75th Avenue station on Queens Boulevard in forest hills.

«Avoid the 75th Avenue station in Queens on the line E/F, while we’re investigating the report of an assault. Follow the latest service updates metro @NYCTSubway», — said the head of the new York city transit police (New York City Transit Police — NYPD Transit) Edward Delatour.

Avoid the 75th Ave station in Queens on the E/F line as we investigate reports of an assault. Tune into @NYCTSubway for latest subway service updates.

— NYPD Transit (@NYPDTransit) March 15, 2019

The company changed the MTA subway work in the area of the accident: the train was bypassing 85th Avenue, and passengers would expect some delays. Check the latest updates on the MTA website.

The victim, who was not identified, was taken to Elmhurst Hospital with serious but not life threatening injuries on his leg. According to a spokesperson, is currently the victim is in stable condition. He is expected to survive.

Sources told ABC that the two suspects immediately fled the scene, it was also told according to some eyewitnesses.

«The guy just shot the other two. I love my city. Feel so safe…» — wrote one of polzovateley Twitter under the name John John.

I am at 75 Av station. A guy has just casually been shot by two others. I love my city, I feel so safe … 🤭😓

— John John (@JohnJoh64991235) March 15, 2019

According to switala, the shooters were two African-American. One suspect was wearing a white hoodie and blue sweat pants, and the second was wearing a white shirt and gray sweatpants.

According to reports published in the Citizen application, inspectors of police of new York has requested help to collect evidence and find suspects.

Last month, on 3 February, another man was shot on the platform in Queens, and it was on 90th Street-Elmhurst Avenue. As a result of gunshot wounds the victim has died. Perhaps, for these two cases involved the same young people who, according to the police, face charges of murder and not only. Law enforcement agencies believe they may be associated with the gang MS-13.