New York shooting: Multiple people injured after incident at City subway station in Brooklyn

The city's fire department confirmed they found multiple people injured at New York City subway station

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Multiple people are injured after what appears to be a mass shooting in Brooklyn, New York.

The New York Fire Department said at least five people had been shot and 13 were injured after they arrived at New York City subway station.

They also found a number of undetonated explosive devices.

It is believed a man dressed in construction gear and wearing a gas mask threw a device into a train then opened fire.

Officers at the scene in Brooklyn
Officers at the scene in Brooklyn

No-one has been apprehended for the attack and the culprit is believed to be on the loose.

NYPD are looking for a man believed to be about 5ft 5.

New York Police Department tweeted: "Due to an investigation, avoid the area of 36th Street and 4th Avenue area in Brooklyn. Expect emergency vehicles and delays in the surrounding area."

They added there were no active explosive devices at the scene.

Shocking images from the scene showed New Yorkers tending to injured people inside the station.

The New York Police Department warned people to stay away from the area, which is known for its thriving Chinatown, views of the Statue of Liberty and Industry City, a sprawling warehouse district that has become home to many creative businesses.

Video footage showed a massive law enforcement presence around the subway station, including heavily armed officers and dozens of police cruisers and emergency vehicles.

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