What We Know About Whom cops are looking for in Brooklyn subway shooting
The gunman behind Tuesday’s Brooklyn subway rampage has been on the run for more than six hours — and now cops across the city have been ordered to be on the lookout for a U-Haul with out-of-state plates, police sources said.
In an e-mail to the entire police patrol force, cops were ordered just after 2 p.m. to keep their eyes peeled for any U-Haul van and markdown its location and license plates, according to the order
Police Patrol Force
Police and emergency responders gather at the site of a reported shooting of multiple people outside the 36th Street subway station on April 12, 2022.
36th Street subway station
Police were still trying to determine why the cameras at the Sunset Park subway station were not working at the time of the 8:30 a.m. attack that injured 28, including 10 who were shot.
Why Cameras Were Not Working
“We do know that there was a problem with the camera at that particular station. We’re investigating if there were any video footage there but at this time we’re tracking down a number of leads,” Adams said on 1010Wins.
NYPD Commissioner Keechant Sewell said at a press conference that the suspect is a roughly 5-foot-5 black man with a heavy build at around 170 pounds.
5-foot-5 Black Man
He was wearing a gas mask, green construction-type vest and a hooded gray sweatshirt at the time.
Wearing Gas Mask
Anyone with information on the shooting should call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS or log onto the CrimeStoppers website.
Crime Stoppers Hotline
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