1 DEAD, 5 injured in shooting at N.Y.C. subway station

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One person is dead and five people are injured following a shooting at a New York City subway station.

Details of the Shooting Incident

The shooting occurred Monday afternoon at the Mount Eden subway station at the intersection of Mount Eden and Jerome Avenues in the Bronx.

A New York City Police Department spokesperson said officers responded to the scene at about 4:47 pm.

Upon arrival, a 35-year-old man was found dead, and four other individuals were found injured.

Reports So Far

According to the NYPD spokesperson, the injured individuals include a 28-year-old male who was shot in the right arm, a 15-year-old male who was shot in the ear and the thigh, and a 71-year-old male who was shot. 

Two women were also among those injured — a 29-year-old female was shot in the face and neck, and a 14-year-old girl was shot in the foot.

The five individuals were transported to local hospitals and are in stable condition.

According to the NYPD spokesperson, the investigation remains ongoing, and no arrest has been made.

Statement From Police

NYPD Deputy Commissioner of Operations Kaz Daughtry announced on X, formerly known as Twitter that the incident was not an active shooter and was an ‘isolated incident.’

‘There is no ongoing threat,’ Daughtry wrote on X.

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In a separate update, the NYPD’s official account on X advised individuals to use alternate routes and expect traffic in the area.

‘Due to an active police investigation, please avoid the area of Jerome Ave between Inwood Ave and Townsend Ave in Bronx, NY, which is in the confines of the@NYPD44Pct,’ their update read.

‘What we know right now is that there were two groups of teenagers riding a northbound train. As the train pulled up to the Mount Eden station, the doors opened up and at least one of the individuals in that group, or in the two groups, took out a gun and fired shots,’ said Kemper.

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