N.Y.C. – During a brawl aboard a Manhattan subway car, the NYPD said they saw a man pull out a gun and shoot another passenger.
Police said that on January 28th, after a verbal dispute on a northbound ‘N’ train near the Canal Street Station in Chinatown, Marcos Cofresi, 30, shot a passenger twice in the back.
At roughly 1 o’clock in the morning, this terrifying event occurred in full view of the other frantic riders on the Brooklyn-bound train.
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Police said the victim was shot in the left arm and chest.
Police said that after Cofresi and the woman she was with got off the train, they fled the scene.
Upon his disappearance, Marcos Cofresi was last seen wearing a black jacket with white lettering that said “New York,” black sweatpants, grey sneakers, a black “New York Yankees” baseball cap, and a black “New York” neck gator with a white skull on it.
The NYPD suspected a man of shooting another man in the chest and arm on a New York City subway.
A witness named Fahmi Monsur witnessed “a lot of blood” and “everyone running” as the train doors opened, including the gunman and his female partner.
The second suspect was sought after a shooting on the N train in Manhattan.
The New York Police Department’s Crime Stoppers Hotline can be reached at 1-800-577-TIPS if anyone has any information (8477).
Numerous crimes have occurred on the subways despite the MTA’s increased efforts to prevent them. On Tuesday, police detained a homeless guy for allegedly pushing a 66-year-old man over the subway rails.
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“Our public transportation systems are currently experiencing an urgent situation. I’ve been saying this, and we’re tired of going to crime scenes “Passengers United President Charlton D’Souza made this statement.
Still, many city residents are wary of public transportation due to safety fears.