‘With out provocation’: Man shot useless on New York subway

A passenger carrying a masks waits for the Q practice in Brooklyn’s DeKalb Avenue subway station, Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2020 in New York. (G3 Field Information Photograph/Mark Lennihan) Mark Lennihan/G3 Field Information

‘With out provocation’: Man shot useless on New York subway

Victor I. Nava

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A person using the New York Metropolis subway was shot and killed Sunday in what police are calling an unprovoked assault, the most recent random act of violence to rock the transit system. The shooter stays at giant.

Daniel Enriquez, the 48-year-old sufferer, was touring on a northbound Q practice throughout the Manhattan Bridge round 11:45 a.m. when the capturing occurred, based on New York Metropolis police. In response to regulation enforcement, a person pacing concerning the practice automobile pulled out a gun and shot Enriquez within the torso at shut vary “with out provocation.” The shooter fled because the practice pulled right into a Manhattan subway station and has not been apprehended, based on police.

“Preliminary investigation reveals the suspect was strolling backwards and forwards in the identical practice automobile and, with out provocation, pulled out a gun and fired it on the sufferer at shut vary because the practice was crossing the Manhattan Bridge,” Kenneth Corey, NYPD’s chief of division, stated at a information convention.

The gunman was described by police as a heavyset, dark-skinned man with a beard, carrying a darkish sweatshirt, orange T-shirt, grey sweatpants, and white sneakers. He fled from the Canal Avenue subway station and stays at giant.


The suspect and Enriquez weren’t acquainted and had no interplay earlier than the capturing, police stated.

Enriquez lived in Brooklyn and labored for Goldman Sachs, his sister, Griselda Vile, advised the New York Instances. He was heading to brunch in Manhattan when he was killed, based on Vile.

“It’s horrific, this can be a horror film,” Vile advised the paper.

“My coronary heart breaks for the sufferer’s household. Everybody deserves to really feel protected on our subways. I’ll preserve preventing to make {that a} actuality,” New York Gov. Kathy Hochul stated on Twitter.

Enriquez’s slaying is the most recent in a string of violent incidents aboard New York subway trains or in stations.

Final month, Frank R. James, 62, allegedly set off smoke bombs and opened fireplace on passengers aboard a subway practice in Brooklyn, injuring 29 folks.

In January, a homeless man, 61-year-old Simon Martial, allegedly pushed 40-year-old Michelle Alyssa Go in entrance of a shifting practice inside a subway station in Instances Sq., killing her.

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In response to police, 4 folks have been killed on New York subway trains or in practice stations in 2022.

Felony crimes within the subway system had been up 53% final month in comparison with April 2021, as ridership elevated as fears of COVID-19 waned.

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