Update on Brooklyn Attack, Though Some Media Outlets Omit Key Detail Regarding Shooter

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More information has come out on Tuesday morning’s shooting in the subway in Brooklyn, New York. We previously reported about the shooting and about the video of the shooter attacking.


Reports are now that at least 19 people were injured, with at least 10 people shot in the attack. Five victims are in critical condition but all are expected to survive, fortunately.

The attacker dropped at least one smoke bomb before he started shooting. His gun reportedly jammed during the attack or things might have been worse. The police found a weapon and the suspect’s bag after the attack. Inside were fireworks, pepper spray, canisters, and a hatchet.

They also found a spray bottle of gasoline, and there was a gasoline smell all over the train car where he shot people.

The MTA surveillance camera failed. But according to Fox, there are cell phone pictures of the suspect. It’s not clear why they haven’t put any of those pictures out yet when they’re so desperate to find the guy.

Police were looking for a U-haul with Arizona plates that they believe might be connected to the suspect and they found it in Gravesend, Brooklyn.


The police did a presser where they described the suspect as a black male, 5’5″ heavy build, green construction vest, gray sweatshirt. But then the presser went from a description of the facts to Gov. Kathy Hochul making a political statement against shootings.

All of that is true, Governor, but then maybe your Democratic compatriots shouldn’t have tried to defund the police and cut the gun crime squad that had previously been so effective in the city?

The police are saying also that there’s no reason to suspect terrorism yet. Now that would seem to be an odd thing to say at this point since this was an attack, whatever the cause. They may not be able to determine if there’s a political point to it yet, but the circumstances and the bag shows it was a planned attack.

The area in Brooklyn is an area where a lot of Asian people live and according to the pictures, some of the victims are Asian, although not all of them. But the police are saying they don’t see any reason yet to suspect that ethnicity entered into it, according to Fox.


While early reports identified the shooter as a black male, some of the media reports seemed to leave out that information, which would make it hard to identify the man if you came across him.

Meanwhile, some in the media on the left seemed upset that the race of the shooter had been announced at all.

Pro-tip for leftists? It’s the shooting you should be upset about not the race of the shooter. But it’s rather important to know that if you’re going to find him.


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