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Apr 13, 2022

April 13, 2022, 12:30 a.m. ET Live Updates: Police Search for Gunman in Attack on Brooklyn Subway A man set off smoke grenades in a crowded subway car and then opened fire, the police said. At least 23 people were injured. The police named a ‘person of interest.’ RIGHT NOW Video Police are searching for a man who opened fire in a subway train in Brooklyn and shot at least 10 people during the morning rush.CreditCredit...Hilary Swift for The New York Times Here’s what you need to know: Credit...Clockwise from top left: Dave Sanders, Stephanie Keith, Andrew Hinderaker and Hilary Swift for The New York Times The police in New York on Tuesday evening identified a man they called a “person of interest” in the mass shooting on a crowded subway train in Brooklyn during the morning rush earlier that day that injured nearly two dozen people, five of them critically. The police said that the man, Frank R. James, 62, had rented a U-Haul van in Philadelphia. A key to the van, they said, was found in a collection of belongings on the train that they believed belonged to the gunman, including a Glock 9-millimeter handgun, three ammunition magazines, a hatchet, fireworks and a liquid believed to be gasoline. The police found the van abandoned on a street late Tuesday afternoon, about five blocks from the Kings Highway station, where they say the gunman had gotten on the subway, and five miles from the 36th Street station, where the shooting unfolded. Mr. James remains at large, James Essig, the Police Department’s chief of detectives, said in a news conference at police headquarters. “We are endeavoring to locate him to determine his connection to the subway shooting, if any,” Chief Essig said. Image Mr. James has addresses in Philadelphia and Wisconsin, the police said. He appeared to have posted dozens of videos on YouTube, where he riffed off news events in long, vitriolic rants. He blamed Black women for violence among Black people and pointed to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine as evidence that whites are genocidal. Shortly before 8:30 a.m., the police said, a heavyset, dark-skinned man in a construction vest and construction helmet donned a gas mask as a crowded N train approached the 36th Street station in the Sunset Park neighborhood, tossed two smoke grenades on the floor of the car, and began firing the gun. Thirty-three shots later, he fled. 36th Street subway station The New York Times Ten people were hit by gunfire, the police said. Five of the victims were critically injured, but none of their wounds were life-threatening, the Fire Department said. The 10 gunshot victims made the shooting the worst in the history of the New York City subway. Another 13 people suffered injuries related to smoke inhalation, falls or panic attacks, Chief Essig said. The authorities are offering a $50,000 reward for the capture of the gunman. The shooting came as the city was already struggling to cope with both a rise in shootings citywide and an increase in crime and disorder in the subway that has scared commuters from returning to a transit system that saw ridership plummet during the pandemic. It set off panic and chaos aboard the train, in the station and the surrounding streets and sent schools in the vicinity into lockdowns that lasted much of the day. Mayor Eric Adams said that the search for the gunman was hampered by the fact that at least one security camera at the 36th Street subway station that might have captured the scene was not operating. There was a “malfunction with the camera system at that particular station,” Mr. Adams told WCBS 880 radio. Image Credit...Dave Sanders for The New York Times The U-Haul van was spotted in front of an apartment building on West Third Street just off the Kings Highway shopping strip in the Gravesend neighborhood shortly after 4:30 p.m., the authorities said. The address was five minutes’ walk from the Kings Highway station. The U-Haul was found after a man who lives in the Highlawn, an apartment building on the street, called the police to report it. In an interview, the man said his superintendent had complained to him that morning about a van with Arizona plates blocking the driveway, preventing him from moving his car. The tenant said he later heard about the hunt for the van on the former mayor Rudy Giuliani’s radio show. The N train snakes through working-class neighborhoods filled with immigrants from all over Asia and Latin America. As the shooting unfolded and the doors of the train opened, sending smoke billowing through 36th Street station, fearful riders fled, many of them hurrying onto an R train sitting across the platform. Subway seats and cars were streaked with blood as people called for help. Image Wounded people lie at the 36th Street subway station after the shooting.Credit...Armen Armenian, via Reuters John Butsikares, 15, a freshman at Brooklyn Technical High School, said his ride on a northbound R train from Bay Ridge had been calm — until the train approached 36th Street. When the doors opened, the conductor directed passengers on the platform to rush inside the R. “I didn’t know what was happening,” he said. “There was just panic.” Video Officials said that at least 16 people were injured after a man released a canister of smoke and opened fire on an N train in Brooklyn.CreditCredit...Dakota Santiago for The New York Times Jose Echevarria, 50, an electrician headed to work in Manhattan, said he was about to switch from the R to the N when he saw smoke and gunshot flashes on the N and people running off it. He said he grabbed one young man who had been shot in the leg and was bleeding profusely and helped him onto the R train. “He was so scared,” Mr. Echevarria said. The young man told Mr. Echevarria he had first seen the shooter at the New Utrecht Avenue station, four stops before 36th Street. Shooting in Brooklyn subway 3The R train took passengers, including some who were injured, up one stop to 25th Street, where they departed. BRONX 1After the Manhattan-bound N train left the 59th Street station, the gunman released a canister of smoke and opened fire. Base map data from Open Street Maps. By The New York Times Around the 36th Street station, dozens of police vehicles with flashing lights clogged the streets and helicopters flew overhead. “We saw an ambulance coming out with a stretcher with a person on it,” said Silvana Guerrero, 20, who works at nearby Sunset Bagels Cafe & Grill. “Their leg was injured — I’m not sure exactly what went on or what was going on. And then, we saw after that, two ambulances coming out, with two people, like, hopping on one leg.” Reporting was contributed by Jonah E. Bromwich, Emma G. Fitzsimmons, Joseph Goldstein, Andrew Hinderaker, Sadef Ali Kully, Ana Ley, Chelsia Rose Marcius and William K. Rashbaum. Image The police identified a person of interest in a shooting that injured 23, including 10 by gunfire, in Brooklyn on Tuesday.Credit...Hilary Swift for The New York Times The man whom the police have identified as a person of interest in the subway attack in Brooklyn appears to have posted dozens of videos on social media in recent years — lengthy rants in which he expressed a range of harshly bigoted views and, more recently, criticized the policies of New York City’s mayor, Eric Adams. The man, Frank R. James, 62, has addresses in Wisconsin and Philadelphia, the police said. He is the subject of a search effort as investigators seek to determine any connection he may have had to the shooting at a Brooklyn subway station on Tuesday morning. He was not named as a suspect, and the police identify someone as a person of interest when they believe the individual may have information related to a crime. But New York’s police commissioner, Keechant Sewell, said that citizens should call with any information they had on Mr. James. Image Frank R. James had addresses in Wisconsin and Philadelphia, the police said. Credit...via New York City Police Department Two law enforcement officials said that a credit card with Mr. James’s name on it had been found at the scene of the shooting, as had a key to a van that Mr. James had rented. It appeared that Mr. James had rented the van in Philadelphia sometime over the last several days, driven it close to the subway line where the attack occurred and abandoned it there, one official said. The van was found by the police in the late afternoon on Tuesday. Separately, the authorities offered up to $50,000 in reward money for information leading to the arrest and indictment of a suspect in the attack. The police released a screenshot of Mr. James taken from a YouTube video posted by a channel belonging to the username prophetoftruth88 . The videos featured a man — who appeared to be the same man in a picture released by the police — delivering extended tirades, many of them overtly concerned with race and violence, often tying those subjects in with current events, including the Russian invasion of Ukraine and the policies of Mr. Adams. Two law enforcement officials said that Mr. James was the person featured in the channel’s videos. In a video posted to YouTube on March 1, the person featured in the video criticized Mayor Eric Adams by name for recently announced policies addressing public safety in the subways, which focused on homeless people. The man in the video was particularly mocking toward the idea of social services, as he spoke in front of an array of photos which he said belonged to people who had tried to help him. In a long, frequently digressive and bigoted rant, the man in the video elaborated on the ease of committing crime in the subway, saying that even with numerous police officers deployed to the subway, “I’d still get off.” “He can’t stop no crime in no subways,” the man said, using multiple expletives. “He may slow it down but he ain’t stopping it.” “That means you’d have to have police in every station and that’s just not possible,” he added. Ms. Sewell said at the news conference Tuesday that Mr. Adams’s security detail would be increased in light of the videos. Another video on the channel, posted in 2020, appeared to have been taken in New York’s subways. In that video, the person holding the camera simply trains it on a crowded subway car. Officials said that consumer-grade fireworks, gasoline and two unused smoke grenades had been recovered from the scene of a shooting, and a photograph circulated on social media on Tuesday appeared to show the fireworks, along with other material. William Weimer, a vice president at Phantom Fireworks, said that a man named Frank James from Milwaukee, Wis., had purchased several brands of the fireworks seen in the photo from the Phantom Fireworks’ showroom outside of Racine, Wis., in June 2021. Andy Newman and Ashley Southall contributed reporting. Image The police found a gun, a hatchet, fireworks and other items believed to have been left behind by the gunman in the subway station in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, where the shooting took place on Tuesday.Credit...Dakota Santiago for The New York Times Investigators from an array of law enforcement agencies fanned out across Brooklyn and beyond through the early morning hours of Wednesday, searching for security video and any other clues that might lead them to the man who fired 33 shots on a rush-hour subway train. Offering a $50,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest and indictment of the gunman — or, as a start, to the man named as a person of interest in the shooting — New York police officials and their federal counterparts asked specifically that people share cellphone video from the shooting site or elsewhere that might help bring the manhunt to swift conclusion. “Everyone’s got a cellphone in their pocket,” Michael J. Driscoll, the assistant director in charge of the F.B.I.’s New York office, said at a Tuesday evening news conference. “There’s a lot of video out there.” The initial subject of the search was Frank R. James, the 62-year-old man identified as a person of interest in the case, with investigators focusing their immediate attention on addresses in Milwaukee and Philadelphia where he had recently lived. Mr. James’s ties to Philadelphia, the police said, included his recent rental there of a van that he drove to an area of Brooklyn near the subway line where the shooting occurred and abandoned. The police said they had found a key to the van among various other items — a Glock 9-millimeter handgun, three ammunition magazines, a hatchet, fireworks and a liquid believed to be gasoline — that they believed the gunman had left on the train. The van was found on a Brooklyn street several hours after the shooting. “We are endeavoring to locate him to determine his connection to the subway shooting, if any,” James Essig, New York City’s chief of detectives, said of Mr. James while speaking at the news conference. “We are asking for anyone’s help with information,” he added, while announcing the reward. The fireworks found on the subway — a photograph of which circulated on social media Tuesday — appeared to open another investigative trail leading to Mr. James. According to a fireworks seller in Racine, Wis., a man named Frank James bought several similar brands of consumer-grade fireworks there last June. In addition to physical and video evidence, investigators were also delving into Mr. James’s activity online, where he posted dozens of videos in recent years, many of them angry diatribes peppered with bigotry. In his call for the public’s help, Mr. Driscoll of the F.B.I. urged people to contact the agency about any online material they believed to be relevant. “If you have digital information that you’d like to share with us in connection with this investigation, please visit,” he said. Image Eric Adams, a former police captain who ran for mayor on a public-safety message, pledged in a video on Tuesday night to address gun violence in New York City.Credit...Dave Sanders for The New York Times Facing a growing public-safety crisis, Mayor Eric Adams said on Tuesday night that a mass shooting had turned a Brooklyn subway into a “war zone,” and that gun violence was a national problem New York City could not solve on its own. “I will not stop until the peace we deserve becomes the reality we experience,” Mr. Adams said in a video message from Gracie Mansion. “You have my word as a former police officer, a fellow New Yorker and your mayor that we will end this epidemic, and that we will capture the individual responsible for today’s attack.” Mr. Adams, a former police captain, has pledged to reduce crime, but it has risen in his first months in office. He recommitted to his campaign pledge to get guns off the streets and struck a defiant tone: “We will not surrender our city to the violent few.” My statement on this morning's shooting in Brooklyn: Mr. Adams, 61, tested positive for the coronavirus on Sunday and was overseeing the response to the shooting from Gracie Mansion, the mayoral residence, where he was in quarantine. Mr. Adams said he would “continue to do everything in my power to dam the rivers that feed the sea of violence.” But he added: “This is not only a New York City problem — this rage, this violence, these guns, these relentless shootings are an American problem. It’s going to take all levels of government to solve it.” Mr. Adams is known for rushing to the scenes of shootings and fires, and acting conspicuously hands-on. On Tuesday, however, it was his first deputy mayor, Lorraine Grillo, who appeared at a news conference near the scene of the shooting with Gov. Kathy Hochul and other officials. The mayor took office in January and has been forced to respond to several high-profile violent incidents, including the killing of two police officers in Manhattan and the death of a woman who was pushed in front of a train at the Times Square subway station . A 16-year-old girl and a 12-year-old boy were also recently killed in shootings. Mr. Adams said in a recent interview that his mayoralty will be judged on public safety , which he was working to improve. The city’s police commissioner announced new figures last week that showed a 36 percent increase in major crimes and a 16 percent rise in shootings over the past year — part of a rise in violence during the pandemic. In February, Mr. Adams and Ms. Hochul announced a safety plan to encourage people to return to the subways after ridership fell during the pandemic. Mr. Adams has made a point of riding the trains, and has joined police patrols at night. Image Officers swarmed the area in search of security-camera footage that might show the gunman.Credit...Dave Sanders for The New York Times As officers scoured a Brooklyn neighborhood for a man who opened fire in a subway car, at least one security camera at a nearby station recorded nothing, thanks to “a malfunction,” Mayor Eric Adams said. The issue was under investigation, Mr. Adams said, and officials were working to determine whether a single camera — or all of them — failed. One senior law enforcement official briefed on the investigation said on Tuesday afternoon that it appeared none were in full operation at the time of the shooting that morning. The malfunction appeared to be a significant obstacle in the investigation, which by late Tuesday afternoon involved an expansive search for information throughout streets in Sunset Park and other parts of the city. The description of the suspect was vague — heavy build, green construction vest and gray sweatshirt — and bystander videos of the smoke-filled scene underground revealed no obvious assailant. A second senior law enforcement official said the police believed the gunman was driving a U-Haul with Arizona license plates. A vehicle matching the description was found late Tuesday afternoon near Kings Highway in the borough, police said. Investigators also found a gun at the shooting scene. Mr. Adams, who was overseeing the response from Gracie Mansion after testing positive for the coronavirus this week, said in a television interview around 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday that officials had not determined the gunman’s motive or whether he was from New York. He said earlier in the afternoon that the number of transit officers who regularly patrol the system would double and that officers who work day shifts would continue onto the evening. Janno Lieber, the chairman of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, said in separate interview that he was not aware of any specific problems with the security cameras at the Sunset Park station. But he added that a broader review would be completed. “We have almost 10,000 cameras in our system, including almost 600 just on the Brooklyn section of this one line where the attack took place,” Mr. Lieber said. “So we’re going to work with the NYPD to capture all that video to find out where this criminal may have come in or out of the system.” The U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives conducted a rapid search on the gun through its tracing facility in West Virginia and found records matching its serial number, according to a senior federal law enforcement official. The NYPD is combing those records to find leads. Closer to the scene of the shooting in Sunset Park, a vast canvas had begun on the sidewalks and streets. The police chatted with workers at a deli on Fourth Avenue, asking to pore over their surveillance recordings. Police vehicles regularly hummed by on the street. Groups of two or three officers fanned out across more than 17 blocks, some holding notepads and pencils. Many stopped inside apartment buildings to speak with residents, or interviewed employees at businesses including an auto repair and salon, for any potential leads. On social media, some New Yorkers reported that Coast Guard officers and members of a K9 unit were stationed at a ferry stop in South Brooklyn, monitoring arrivals and checking for signs of the gunman. I live about 13 blocks from the 36th Street subway stop. Detectives are in my apartment building, knocking on doors for exterior camera footage looking for the alleged shooter. They tell me they are casting a very wide net — knocking on doors between 20th and 40th streets Outside the 72nd Precinct station house near 29th Street, dozens of New York police officers and members of the F.B.I.’s Joint Terrorism Task Forces gathered near a vehicle passing out granola bars and water. By 3:15 p.m., traffic had started to move along Fourth Avenue, passing the subway station at 36th Street. A police lieutenant ordered officers to protect the crime scene from pedestrians who were wandering into it. Rebecca Davis O’Brien, Sadef Ali Kully, Emma Fitzsimmons and Ana Ley contributed reporting. Image The scene outside the subway station where the shooting took place in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, on TuesdayCredit...Dakota Santiago for The New York Times A neighbor of Frank R. James, whom the New York Police Department has called a person of interest in Tuesday’s mass shooting on a subway train in Brooklyn, said in an interview that Mr. James was gruff and standoffish, and once confronted her over a key left in her apartment door. The neighbor, Keilah Miller, said she had not seen Mr. James since late March — a timeline that aligns with Mr. James’s description of his recent travels, posted in a YouTube video last month. Ms. Miller, 32, said that she lived in an adjacent unit to Mr. James, 62, and that he had moved into the two-story triplex in Milwaukee within the past year. Ms. Miller said she had heard him yelling on the phone several times, including a conversation in which he complained about ignorant people. After she mistakenly left her key in her lock, they had an altercation in which she recalled him yelling, “Don’t ever do that again!” He walked down the street almost every morning, she said, but never said hello. “Like if I say, ‘Hello, good morning,’ he just grunts at me like he’s some old grumpy Black man,” said Ms. Miller, who is Black. “He is a really weird neighbor,” she added. A friend who mistakenly went inside Mr. James’s apartment at one point, she said, described it as “dirty and messy.” Ms. Miller said she had never seen anybody else with him. When Ms. Miller returned home on Tuesday evening, there was a television station outside the chain-link fence surrounding her building, but no noticeable law enforcement presence. “They should probably go in there and sweep it with the police because this is terrifying now,” she said. “I’m a little scared and worried.” One former neighbor from an apartment in Milwaukee that Mr. James previously lived in said Mr. James was quiet and walked with a limp, and that it was a surprise he would be connected with the shooting. The neighbor, Mike Lopez, 38, said he never spoke to Mr. James but often saw him pushing a small cart with groceries or other possessions. “I didn’t see him as no threat or nothing,” Mr. Lopez said. “I mean, I don’t see him as capable as that. He can’t move like that, man. He wasn’t fast.” The police have not said whether they believe that Mr. James was the gunman, and did not call him a suspect. But the key to a U-Haul van he had rented was found among the gunman’s belongings at the scene of the shooting, the police said. In a video posted on YouTube, Mr. James described his plan to pack up his apartment in Milwaukee and drive a rented U-Haul to Philadelphia, where he said he had rented a place to stay. In the video, he describes his concern about returning to Philadelphia, which he refers to as “the danger zone.” “On the drive I’m just thinking because I’m heading back into the danger zone, so to speak, and it’s triggering a lot of negative thoughts,” he said, “because I do suffer from — have a bad case of post-traumatic stress from all the things I’ve been through.” Ashley Southall contributed reporting. Image The scene in Sunset Park after the shooting on the subway on Tuesday. Credit...Hilary Swift for The New York Times Hourari Benkada, 27, said he was sitting next to the man who carried out an attack on the subway in Brooklyn Tuesday morning. He ended up getting shot in the back of the knee. “I’m in serious pain,” Mr. Benkada said in a text message on Tuesday while he was recovering from surgery. “And I was sitting closest to the gunman — closest one to him was me,” he added. He was in too much pain to say more. Mr. Benkada told CNN that he boarded the last car of the N train and sat next to a man with a duffel bag who was wearing an M.T.A. vest. The man set off what seemed to be a smoke bomb, he said, seconds after the train left the station, and then began shooting. “I feel shocked; I feel shaky; I don’t know if I can ever ride a train,” Mr. Benkada, a lifelong New Yorker, told CNN. Doctors told Mr. Benkada that he’d be able to walk using crutches in several weeks. A bullet went through his knee and grazed his kneecap. At least 26 people were injured, 10 of them by gunfire. The Fire Department said that five victims were in critical condition, but none were believed to have suffered life-threatening injuries. Video The video shows a smoke-filled subway car with passengers huddling on the floor. A wounded man can be heard yelling that he is in pain. A bodega worker heading to his job, who gave his name only as Rafael, was in the subway car where the shooting happened. He took a video in the immediate aftermath of the deafening gunfire. The video shows a nearly impenetrable pall of smoke, with passengers huddled on the floor where the air was clearer, apparently trying to help the injured. “Can someone help me get off?” a man says. He curses, shouting that a wound to his leg has him in agony. “Everybody’s crazy now,” a woman says. — Raúl Vilchis Image F.B.I. agents responding to a mass shooting in a subway station at 4th Ave. and 36th St. in Sunset Park, Brooklyn.Credit...Dave Sanders for The New York Times President Biden and Attorney General Merrick B. Garland are being regularly briefed on the investigation into the Tuesday morning shooting in Brooklyn that left numerous people injured and disrupted subway service on the country’s busiest transit system, officials said. “My wife Jill and I pray for those who are injured and all those touched by that trauma,” Mr. Biden said, adding that his team has been in touch with Mayor Eric Adams and the N.Y.P.D. Until the perpetrator has been found, Mr. Biden added, “We’re not letting up on it.” The F.B.I. and agents with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, who have expertise in tracing firearms and identifying possible explosive devices, were on the scene supporting local law enforcement, an agency spokesman said. Mr. Garland “has received a preliminary briefing and is monitoring the situation in Brooklyn,” his spokeswoman said in an email. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg said on Twitter that he was “closely monitoring” the situation and ready to offer the city any help it needed. While there were no early indications the shooting was connected to a wider plot, transit systems and local police departments have heightened their vigilance. “We’re horrified by this morning’s event & continue to monitor security of our system w/heightened awareness,” officials with Washington’s transit police wrote on their official Twitter account, adding “there are currently no known credible threats” to the capital’s transit system. Michael D. Shear contributed reporting. Image People flee a subway car after a shooting at the 36th Street subway station in Brooklyn.Credit...Will B. Wylde, via Reuters Fitim Gjeloshi, 20, knew something was off as soon as he got on the N train at the Bay Parkway station, still sleepy, but eager to get to his class in Red Hook. He saw a man dressed like a construction worker — and who got too close. He seemed menacing. Mr. Gjeloshi thought maybe he was on drugs. After six stops, just before 36th Street, Mr. Gjeloshi said, the man reached inside a bag, pulled out a gas mask and put it on. A smoke canister followed. The man, uttered a strange phrase: “Oops, my bad” — and as smoke started filling the train, he started firing a gun. “I started running,” said Mr. Gjeloshi, who lives in Bensonhurst. “He aims at me first. I got lucky, the bullet went through my pants.” He jumped over some seats and tried to open the door to the next car. As the attack continued, they had to wait about five minutes before the train, which was stuck behind another, pulled into 36th Street, he said. Mr. Gjeloshi shouted at everyone to move quickly to the R train across the platform. Two people were badly injured and in need of help, he said. He realized there were bullet holes in his pants only after the attack. Mr. Gjeloshi spent the afternoon giving his account to the police, along with another eyewitness to the attack, Raymond Chiodini, 28, who works for the Department of Education and lives in Bay Ridge. They spoke outside the 72nd Precinct, where they had spent about five hours answering questions. Mr. Chiodini was on the northbound R train that pulled into the 36th Street station at almost the same time as the N. Both Mr. Gjeloshi and Mr. Chiodini were in the second car of their respective trains, they said. “The doors opened at 36th and there’s blood and screaming,” Mr. Chiodini said. He had a camera with him, and started snapping photos. At the police station, Mr. Gjeloshi was given a new pair of pants; the ones he was wearing were taken as evidence. He got a lift home from Mr. Chiodini’s mother, who came to pick up the men as the full weight of what they had gone through began to sink in. Image Boarding a subway car at the State Street station in Boston in 2020.Credit...Kayana Szymczak for The New York Times Multiple East Coast cities are increasing security on their subway systems following a shooting on a train in Brooklyn on Tuesday. Officials in Boston, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., said that while there were no credible threats to their subways, additional police officers would be there for extra security and to be more visible to riders. Ian Jannetta, a spokesman for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, said on Tuesday night that, as a precaution, officers were conducting “additional K-9 sweeps and patrols.” In Philadelphia, police officers joined the transit police on Tuesday to “boost the visibility of patrols on the system,” said Andrew Busch, a spokesman for the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority. Mr. Busch added that the agency would monitor the situation in New York to decide “whether there are additional adjustments that we can make.” The Brooklyn shooting came days before one of the biggest, and most policed, annual events in Massachusetts: the Boston Marathon. More police officers would be patrolling the subway system, known as the T, for “the next couple days to the weekend,” Gregory Long, the Boston Police superintendent-in-chief, said at a news briefing on Tuesday. Mr. Long warned that the city — and the thousands of visitors set to arrive for the race on Monday — should be vigilant. Credit...Andrew Hinderaker/The New York Times Andrew Hinderaker, a photo editor for The New York Times, was aboard an R train at the 36th Street station shortly before 8:30 a.m. As he moved to switch to an express N train across the platform, an announcement rang out, telling riders to board the R train. He returned to the original train, which left the station headed for the 25th Street stop. When the train pulled into 25th Street, it stayed put. A panic arose among riders, and they began running for the exit, Mr. Hinderaker said. He heard someone calling for a doctor and followed that person to the front of the train. In one of the cars toward the front, he saw three people who were injured and being attended by bystanders. A uniformed officer approached, said his radio was not working and asked passengers to call 911. — The New York Times Image “The first thing that I saw was the smoke,” said José Echevarria, a witness. “Then I started hearing the shooting and seeing people screaming and running.”Credit...Will B. Wylde, via Associated Press José Echevarria, an electrician who lives in the Sunset Park neighborhood of Brooklyn, got on the R train as normal at 53rd Street shortly after 8 a.m. Mr. Echevarria, 50, was heading for work in Lower Manhattan and planning to transfer to the N express train at 36th Street. Mr. Echevarria’s train pulled into the station parallel to an N train across the platform. But as he went to board the N train, he saw smoke and the flashing of gunshots from a car near the back of it. “The first thing that I saw was the smoke,” he said. “Then I started hearing the shooting and seeing people screaming and running.” He said he grabbed one young man, who was yelling in Spanish, and pulled him onto the R train he had just been on. The man had been shot in the knee and was bleeding profusely. “He was so scared,” Mr. Echevarria said. “He was screaming ‘ayudame,’” he added, Spanish for “help me.” Image Mr. Echevarria, second from right, said he helped get one of the gunshot victims to an ambulance.Credit...Andrew Hinderaker/The New York Times The man told Mr. Echevarria that he had first seen the shooter at the New Utrecht station, several stops before 36th Street. The R train took off and as another rider gave up their seat, Mr. Echevarria sat with the young man, whose blue sneakers were stained with blood. At the next station, at 25th Street and 4th Avenue, Mr. Echevarria carried the man who had been shot out of the train station, and walked him to an ambulance. The man was taken to a hospital. Image A person being loaded into an ambulance outside the subway station in Sunset Park, Brooklyn.Credit...Andrew Hinderaker/The New York Times Witnesses near the site of Tuesday’s shooting described scenes of confusion and panic as the police and the sound of emergency sirens broke through what started off as a calm morning. Dozens of police cars filled the streets along Fourth Avenue in Brooklyn, blocking off traffic as residents huddled behind police tape and helicopters circled overhead. John Butsikares, 15, a freshman at Brooklyn Technical High School, said his ride on a northbound R train from Bay Ridge had been calm — until the train approached 36th Street just after 8:30 a.m. The train doors were flung open, he said, and the conductor told passengers waiting on the platform to rush inside. “I didn’t know what was happening,” he said. “There was just panic, and everyone started to get crowded onto the R train.” The packed train quickly left the station and headed to 25th Street, where officers instructed passengers to evacuate and leave the station. “I was just scared,” he said. He said he had only just started taking the train by himself last fall. Before Tuesday, he had never questioned the trips. “People have told me, ‘Be careful on the train,’ but I’ve never actually experienced it until now,” he said. “I don’t know if I’ll ever feel safe on the train again, I don’t know.” Patrick Berry, 41, said he entered the 25th Street station with his 3-year-old daughter around 8:25 a.m. But when they got on the subway a few minutes later, the train didn’t move. “Suddenly, from the front of the train, I heard people screaming, ‘Run, run, run! Go, go, go!’ And then all these people came sprinting past our car, and I just felt like, ‘Oh my god, this is a stampede,’” Mr. Berry said. He grabbed his daughter, lifted her up and ran, trying to stay ahead of the rushing crowd even as people around him tumbled to the ground. Silvana Guerrero was working behind the counter at Sunset Bagels Cafe and Grill, near the subway station where the shooting happened, when police officers came in and asked the staff to close. She and her colleagues watched several injured people being carried off the scene. “We saw an ambulance coming out with a stretcher with a person on it,” Ms. Guerrero said. “Their leg was injured — I’m not sure exactly what went on or what was going on. And then we saw after that two ambulances coming out, with two people, like, hopping on one leg.” James Lee, 33, a worker at T&D Auto Repair on Fourth Avenue, was inside the shop’s garage area just blocks away from the 36th Street station when police officers started filling the street. “I didn’t know the neighborhood that well, but until this happened I thought it was fine,” said Mr. Lee, who started his job at the store about two months ago. Several of his co-workers regularly take the train to work each morning without incident, he said. But Mr. Lee said reports of attacks across the city, along with the violence that other Asian Americans in the city have experienced throughout the coronavirus pandemic, have left him fearful. He now drives to work each day, he said, adding that he had become more cautious about traveling on the streets late at night. “I have my guard up whenever I’m walking through the neighborhood,” he said. Dee, a business owner on Fourth Avenue who declined to give her last name, said she had just started turning on the lights in her store when police sirens started blaring. She said she has felt increasingly unsafe in Brooklyn and avoids public transit whenever she can. The only thing keeping her in the neighborhood was her store and her customers, she said. “I don’t get on the train at all,” said Dee. “There’s so many things happening in the stations.” Troy Closson, Ana Ley and Chelsia Rose Marcius contributed reporting. Image Teachers in Sunset Park on Tuesday said classes went on as usual, but were preparing themselves for difficult conversations the next day.Credit...Hilary Swift for The New York Times For Shahana Ghosh, a first-grade teacher at P.S. 24 in Sunset Park, just two blocks from the subway station where Tuesday’s shooting took place, the day began like any other. After a morning meeting with the other teachers, her students sat down for class at 8:10 a.m., ready to take on reading and math lessons. Half an hour later, an announcement came over the P.A. system: The school was going into “shelter in place” — a type of lockdown where classes continue as usual, but no one can enter or leave the building. Around 9 a.m., Ms. Ghosh’s colleague, who was not at the school on Tuesday, texted her explaining why: A shooting had taken place at the 36th Street subway station. “It was very, very difficult today,” Ms. Ghosh said. “It was unlike anything I’ve dealt with.” Because the children in her class are so young, no announcements about the news were made so as not to scare them, and Ms. Ghosh had to put on a calm face for the rest of the day. When her students started to notice her phone was beeping nonstop, she kept them busy by announcing play time. “I’m trying really hard to keep it together and not show any of my fear,” Ms. Ghosh said. “The kids were playing with Play-Doh at the end of the day and wanting to show me the ice cream they made, and I was like, ‘I’m texting your mom and trying to make sure she can pick you up, but thanks!’” Annie Tang, a fourth- and fifth-grade teacher at a school about a mile away from the shooting, also shielded her students from the full story after their school got a shelter-in-place order, telling her students it was just a drill. “We were all freaked out,” she said. “We kept it as normal as we possibly could.” Though Ms. Tang was able to keep her students occupied with art lessons and science projects, some of her students noticed something was off. Some questioned why they couldn’t go outside for recess on a sunny day, and why a lockdown drill would last several hours. At the end of the day, Ms. Tang warned her students that it might take longer for them to get home, and that their families, friends or other relatives might be there to pick them up. Immediately, one of her students asked her if there had been a shooting. “I told the truth, but not the whole truth,” she said. “I said everyone was OK, no one died, because I didn’t want to freak out the students.” “I told my kids specifically that I wanted their parents to tell them,” she added. With all the trains in the area shut down after school let out, Ms. Tang ended up taking a ferry home, and Ms. Ghosh asked her cousin to drive her. Ms. Ghosh, who was trying to unwind from the chaos of the day by cooking dinner, said she has started to think about how she will talk to her first graders about the shooting. She will probably focus the conversation on expressing their feelings, she said, and explaining what to do if they find themselves caught in a situation like this. “I think we’re going to have to have a conversation about who hurt others and why that happens,” Ms. Ghosh said. “That’s a big question these kids have all the time: ‘Why did they do that?’ Which is the most difficult question of all, because we don’t have an answer.” Ms. Tang, who said she plans to decompress with another teacher friend tonight, said she has no idea how she will begin to talk to her students about the shooting in class tomorrow — but she knows her students will ask her questions. Tomorrow, she added, is supposed to be Picture Day. “We’re supposed to look happy, and I’m not sure how that’s going to be,” she said. “I imagine there will be some students who are absent, because this is really scary.” The subway faced major disruptions and some closures after the attack.Credit...Stephanie Keith for The New York Times New York’s subway system, long the lifeblood of the city, has been grappling with a jump in crime and disorder that has deterred riders and to some extent defied official attempts to fix it amid the pandemic-fueled drop in ridership. In 2021, rates of violent crime in the subway per million weekday passengers spiked almost across the board compared with 2019, before the pandemic. Felony assaults in the system rose nearly 25 percent. The crime spike has continued even after Mayor Eric Adams unveiled plans in January to send hundreds of street-level patrol officers to regularly inspect subway stations and redeploy officers from desk jobs onto the trains. For January and February, felony assaults were up 10 percent over the same period last year. A few weeks after a woman was pushed to her death in front of a train in mid-January and a homeless man was charged with her murder, Mr. Adams announced plans to stop homeless people from sheltering on trains and platforms and to have the police evict people who are not using the trains for transportation. Subway ridership has also been hobbled by the shift to remote work — a sea change that is looking permanent and that threatens the fiscal health of the subway system much as it does the aboveground economy of Manhattan’s business districts . But safety remains a paramount concern for those who have yet to return to the trains. In a recent survey by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, which runs the subway, fear of crime and harassment was the top factor cited by former riders who have left the subways; 90 percent of them said it was an important factor in their decision whether to return. For the third week of March — the most recent for which statistics are available — the subway averaged about 3.2 million riders per weekday, about 58 percent of the prepandemic average. That is a significant increase from the 1.8 million riders per weekday in the same week of 2021, but still a far cry from the prepandemic average of more than 5 million riders per weekday. Image Sunset Park High School was one of the schools that remained under a “shelter in place” order until dismissal on Tuesday.Credit...Hilary Swift for The New York Times The trains were not just carrying commuters on Tuesday morning but also parents and children on their way to school or day care centers. There are three schools within a block of the 36th Street station, and many others in the area. Schools in the immediate vicinity — P.S. 24, Sunset Park High School, and P.S. 371, as well as two Pre-K centers on 25th Street — remained under “shelter in place” orders until dismissal, though the majority of schools in the area lifted such orders earlier, Chancellor David C. Banks said on Twitter. The order means that a school closes its doors, outside visitors are not allowed and there is a heightened state of readiness. “All dismissals have been completed without incident for students across all impacted schools,” he wrote. Image Belkis Tavarez, 45, picking up her son Sebastian Medina, 16, from Sunset Park High School on Tuesday.Credit...Dave Sanders for The New York Times He had said that extracurricular programing and PSAL may be canceled at some schools. Anna Helgeson, a 41-year-old librarian, normally takes the D train to 36th Street and then switches to the R for one stop to bring her 4-year-old son to his preschool near 25th Street. There are always lots of other children, and Tuesday was no different, she said. Their D train dropped them off at 36th Street around 8:25 a.m., and they waited near the center of the platform, because Ms. Helgeson knows that’s closer to the exit at their final destination. An N train followed on the same track, but an announcement said that it would not be moving because of an investigation. Ms. Helgeson didn’t think much of it; such announcements are routine. The R arrived on the local track seconds later, and the conductor shouted an urgent warning: “Everyone needs to get on this train!” That was not routine. As she waited to board, she noticed a darkened car on the N train with broken windows. Commuters packed into the cars. As it left the station, she looked again at the N. The doors were open, and she could see a spilled soda, and what she thought in retrospect might have been a person on the floor. When she heard later that the suspect wore a construction vest, she thought she recalled seeing such a man, standing alone in a car next to the darkened one. They disembarked at 25th Street, and all of the small children were nearly up the stairs when the scene suddenly grew chaotic. People started rushing and shouting: “Go! Go! Move!” Image Police and fire officials responded to the site of the shooting in Sunset Park.Credit...Dave Sanders for The New York Times She looked behind her, and a man said, “Keep those babies safe. Get them to safety.” Her son still had not caught on that anything was amiss. He loves to run, and she suggested that they run from the station to school. She wasn’t sure exactly what had happened — she hadn’t heard any shots or seen anyone injured — but she filled in the staff members at the school. “I definitely was on alert,” she said. “I thought, we got away from whatever crazy thing was happening.” The gravity of the situation became more clear as she crossed Fourth Avenue after dropping her son off, and she saw two people sitting in the middle of the street being treated with tourniquets. Someone standing nearby said there had been a smoke bomb and shooting on the train. She texted the other members of her parents group frantically, trying to make sure no one else had been on the train. “I walked home in the rain and then just sort of broke down,” she said. She can’t imagine taking her son on the train again, she said. Emma G. Fitzsimmons and Dana Rubinstein contributed reporting. Image New York City police officers and MTA employees redirect subway riders away from the suspended N and R lines after the shooting.Credit...Stephanie Keith for The New York Times The attack at a subway station in the Sunset Park neighborhood of Brooklyn snarled subway lines all over the city, the authorities said, though many had picked up again by Tuesday night. The D, N and R lines had resumed service along their full routes in both directions but trains were bypassing the 36th St. station, and riders should expect longer waits, according to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. The Q and 6 lines had resumed normal service with no alerts. It was not immediately clear if the W and B lines, which were suspended until the end of the day on Tuesday, would return to normal for the Wednesday morning commute. Earlier reports of trains having stalled in tunnels were not accurate, the New York Police Department said in a tweet , noting that all trains had been moved into stations. The tweet said that officers were inspecting all stations and trains as the attack continued to be investigated. A spokesman for the police department said he had no additional knowledge about the investigation. In a news conference Tuesday afternoon, Janno Lieber, chief executive officer of the M.T.A., thanked the M.T.A. workers who had whisked trains out of the station as soon as the shooting began. “Obviously it’s a disrupted day, but a lot of the system is in fact running,” Mr. Lieber said. Street traffic in the area near the shooting was bumper-to-bumper, residents and authorities said. Tiffany Shiew was taking the subway from Manhattan to Brooklyn on Tuesday morning. The first she heard of the news was the announcements at the subway, she said. Figuring out how to get to Brooklyn has been challenging. “I’m frustrated with the train because there is lack of communications on where people can go,” Ms. Shiew, 24, said while standing at the Broadway-Lafayette station. Brian Astacio was on his way to work from Manhattan to Kennedy International Airport on Tuesday morning. He first heard of the attack from his employer, he said, then from a group chat from friends. He had to stop watching the videos because the images were too graphic. He was also concerned about the effect on his commute. “I was worried about that too,” Mr. Astacio said. “The trains get messed up.” Ashley Wong and Victoria Kim contributed reporting. Image People ride the N train in Brooklyn after its route was partially restored after the attack.Credit...Stephanie Keith for The New York Times It was about 11:40 a.m. when a few cellphones on a Brooklyn-bound F train wailed with an emergency alert on Tuesday morning, warning New Yorkers to steer clear of the area where a man had shot 10 people in the subway in the Sunset Park neighborhood hours earlier. Two men passed the phone to each other, wondering how to get to their stop. Elsewhere on the sparsely filled car, people read books, listened to music, watched videos or texted on their phones. Many commuters late Tuesday morning riding the trains through Brooklyn and Manhattan said they had no choice but to take the subway; it is their lifeline to get to work, school, run errands or see friends. Marjorie Michelle, 50, lives in Brooklyn and takes the subway every day to her job as a nurse technician. “It’s very scary,” she said while navigating the Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center station with grocery bags in tow. “But we still got to survive and live and go where you got to go. You can’t live in fear.” Lucy Gonzalez was among those heading into work from East Harlem to the Soho area of Manhattan. Sometimes she gets out as late as 11 p.m. “Lately, I have been asking instead of leaving so late, to leave early because at nighttime it can be so dangerous,” Ms. Gonzalez, 21, said. Some passengers learned of the shooting through subway announcements, messages from friends and family, and news alerts, while others did not know about it at all. Several lines were shut down or running with delays, complicating people’s commutes. At the Atlantic-Avenue Barclays stop in Brooklyn, several M.T.A. workers stood by entrances to the subway, fielding questions from passengers about alternative routes. Announcements blared about suspended service on the D, N and R trains. Ellen Silbermann, 71, has lived in New York all her life and can remember the high-crime era of the 1970s. But the dangers feel different now. “It wasn’t this random,” Ms. Silbermann said of the 70s. “This is new.” She added: “What happened today was like someone plotting something out of a bad movie. It’s very different. It’s sort of apocalyptic.” Vuyisile Beschta, 27, was already on the train heading to downtown Manhattan to get a haircut when his girlfriend messaged him about the shooting, otherwise, he said, he would have thought twice about getting on the train. “It’s so crazy — things that are happening now are making people not want to do something,” Mr. Beschta said, adding he was especially unnerved by the shooter being described as wearing a worker’s vest. Tiffany Shiew was at Broadway-Lafayette station in Manhattan heading into Brooklyn. “It’s a little fearful, I’m headed toward the scene,” she said, as she was trying to figure out her route. Several New Yorkers said that while they always exercised caution when riding the subway, the spate of crimes lately, including accounts of people being pushed onto the tracks and other assaults, have put them on edge. Despite the perception of rising crime, the city remains far safer than in previous years. Even with recent increases, rates of shootings, felony assaults and overall major crimes are similar to or below the levels of the late 2000s and early 2010s. Brian Astacio, who like many riders was commuting to work on Tuesday morning, said having more police officers in the subway stations would make him feel more safe. “All we can do is keep hoping things will calm down a bit,” he said, adding, “We really need to get things under control, especially with gun violence.” Image The scene outside the Barclays Center on Tuesday, where the Nets are playing the Cavaliers for a spot in the playoffs.Credit...Nicholas Bogel-Burroughs The mood was tense outside the Barclays Center on Tuesday night, where a basketball game that will help determine whether the Brooklyn Nets advance to the N.B.A. playoffs tipped off hours after the shooting that left subway riders injured just one train stop away. The shooting took place a few blocks away from the Nets practice facility where players — including stars Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving — were preparing for Tuesday night’s game against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Mr. Durant and the team’s coach, Steve Nash, told reporters that their thoughts were with everyone injured, and the Nets said in a statement that there would be an “increased security presence” at the game. A moment of silence was held inside the arena for victims of the subway shooting. The announcer said the Nets are pledging $50,000 to support victims of the shooting. Subway platforms at the Atlantic Avenue Barclays Center stop were packed with commuters and Nets fans. As crowds flocked into the arena under a clear blue sky, at least a dozen N.Y.P.D. officers looked on from near the entrance, several of whom had long guns. A private security officer was having a dog sniff attendees’ bags, a practice that was new on Tuesday. Still, many attendees said they were only mildly nervous about attending the game, the winner of which will advance to play a seven-game series against the Boston Celtics. “We’ve been through a lot today,” said Tim Dawkins of Brooklyn’s East New York neighborhood. Mr. Dawkins, a fan of the New York Knicks who nonetheless wanted to see a marquee N.B.A. game, was attending the game with George Hill, a friend whom he grew up with in Crown Heights and who purchased the tickets earlier on Tuesday. They both took the subway to the game and said they had no fears of being out and about. “If that was the case then I’d be at home watching on T.V.,” Mr. Dawkins said. But other attendees said they had been close to not attending, especially while the gunman remained at large. Miles Thomas, 38, said he considered calling off his plans as he received a series of calls from family members throughout the day who wanted to make sure he was OK. But he ultimately decided to take public transportation, including the subway, from New Jersey to the game, though he noticed people seemed nervous in the subway cars. “Anything can happen anywhere,” Mr. Thomas said, explaining his decision to attend. “And I already spent my money.” Image Uber also froze prices for rides all over New York City, though it was not immediately clear what amount prices would be capped at.Credit...Dave Sanders for The New York Times Ride-share apps Uber and Lyft announced on Tuesday that they had paused surge pricing for rides ordered near the site of the shooting and would refund surge fees charged after the shooting happened. In a statement, Freddi Goldstein, a spokeswoman for Uber, said the company would also freeze prices for rides all over New York City, although it was not immediately clear what amount rides were being capped at. Katie Kim, a spokeswoman for Lyft, also said in a statement that Lyft would refund riders for surge fees charged at the time of the incident. “Our hearts go out to the victims of this morning’s terrible shooting in Sunset Park,” Ms. Goldstein said. Ms. Goldstein added: “If anyone on our platform experienced unintended charges during this emergency, we will work to get them refunded.” Neither company immediately had details on how long surge pricing would be frozen for. Customers took to social media to criticize Uber and Lyft for the inflated ride share prices in the area shortly after the shooting. Thank you for making us aware of the situation on the ground. We've currently suspended prime-time pricing for riders in the area & are working to adjust fares for certain riders who paid prime-time prices when the situation first unfolded. Image Police Commissioner Keechant L. Sewell with James Essig, the department’s chief of detectives, left, at a press conference Tuesday evening.Credit...Dave Sanders for The New York Times Shootings in New York City rose during 2022’s first quarter compared with the same period last year, even as homicides declined, police officials said last week — the continuation of a drumbeat of violence that emerged early in the pandemic, and has not ebbed with the virus. Shooting incidents increased from 260 to 296 in the first quarter of this year compared with the same period last year, according to the latest Police Department statistics, which include the first three days of April. The trend reflects “continuing and completely unacceptable violence in our streets,” Police Commissioner Keechant L. Sewell said on April 6. In the two years since the Police Department’s last full briefing on crime statistics, pockets of New York have seen upticks in shootings and murders, underscoring concern that America’s most populous city could be headed backward. “The N.Y.P.D. will use every resource and opportunity to secure this city,” Commissioner Sewell said, but “reversing years will not take weeks.” She credited the decrease in the homicide rates to a surge of arrests. In March alone, she said, officers made more than 4,000 felony arrests, more than double the number of those made at the same time last year. But her remarks came as the city confronts a string of shootings that caught bystanders in crossfire. Last week, a 12-year-old was killed in Brooklyn when a barrage of bullets hit a parked car in which he was eating a meal with relatives. Days later, a 61-year-old woman was killed after she was struck by a stray bullet in the Bronx. And, last month, a 3-year-old toddler was shot in the shoulder outside a Brooklyn daycare . Image Firefighters responding to the shooting in Sunset Park, Brooklyn.Credit...Dave Sanders for The New York Times As weary New Yorkers start to emerge from more than two years of pandemic limbo, a gap has opened between perceptions of crime and the realities of the city. This New York is more dangerous by some measures than the one many residents lived in at the start of the pandemic, in the spring of 2020. Yet it remains far safer than in previous years, and crime is lower than in many of the nation’s largest cities. Gun violence hit historic lows in 2018 and 2019. Even with recent increases, rates of shootings, felony assaults and overall major crimes are similar to or below the levels of the late 2000s and early 2010s. There have been nine fewer murders this year compared with the same period last year. This year’s first three months have also seen rises in crimes like burglaries, robberies and grand larcenies compared to the same periods in 2020 and 2021, though experts warn against short-term comparisons, particularly during the statistic-skewing pandemic. Image The scene outside a subway station at 36th Street and 4th Avenue in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, where a man shot at least 10 people on Tuesday.Credit...Dave Sanders for The New York Times Mass shootings in New York — attacks in which multiple people are shot — occur with some regularity. Just last week, three teenagers were shot in the crossfire outside a Bronx high school; one, a 16-year-old girl, died. But an event such as Tuesday’s — a seemingly random attack targeted at passers-by, involving indiscriminate gunfire — is less common. Transit and commuter points have long been considered high-value targets for such attacks, and city, state and federal law enforcement maintain a sweeping security apparatus to deter such events, especially in the busy corridors of Lower Manhattan. Tuesday morning’s chaos was reminiscent of a string of other episodes that have struck fear into the city in recent years. In December 2017, a would-be bomber attempted to detonate a device in the Port Authority transit hub during rush hour. The attack ground the city to a halt and injured four, but killed no one. The man, inspired by the Islamic State, was convicted and sentenced to life in prison last year. Months before that, in October 2017, a man rammed his pickup truck into a busy crowd of morning commuters on the city’s West Side Highway, killing eight and injuring 11. He is awaiting trial and has been charged with terrorism. Correction:  April 11, 2022 An earlier version of this article contained an erroneous reference to a mass shooting in Crown Heights. It took place in 2019, not last summer.

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