CYPRESS HILLS, Brooklyn — The NYPD on Tuesday released new surveillance images of a man accused of pulling out a gun on an A train and repeatedly shooting a subway rider over the weekend.
Police said the alleged gunman got into an argument with the 28-year-old victim aboard the subway near Pitkin Avenue and Grant Avenue around 3 p.m. Saturday.
The unidentified suspect opened fire and wounded the victim multiple times before fleeing the train, authorities said.
Emergency medical services took the victim to a hospital in critical condition.
Police asked for help identifying the shooter, who is believed to be 30. He’s around 5 feet, 5 inches tall and weighs around 150 pounds. The man was last seen wearing dark clothing.
The new images show the suspected shooter’s face more clearly.
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