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Shooting in New York subway station leaves 1 dead, 5 injured

Xinhua | Updated: 2024-02-13 07:35

Chair and CEO of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Janno Lieber speaks at the scene of a shooting at the Mount Eden Avenue subway station in the Bronx borough of New York City, Feb 12, 2024. [Photo/Agencies]

NEW YORK -- One commuter was killed and five others were injured in a shooting incident Monday afternoon at a subway station in the New York City borough of the Bronx, according to local police.

The shooting resulted from a dispute between two groups of teenagers riding the subway, according to reports.

A 34-year-old bystander was killed, and two teenagers are among the wounded, according to media reports.

Michael Kemper, chief of transit with the New York Police Department, described the shooting as an isolated incident.

Local police are still working to identify at least one shooter who fled the scene.

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