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Who is the Brooklyn subway shooter? All we know about the NYC shootout

A Brooklyn subway ride turns into a scene of chaos where a 32-year-old shot a 36-year-old over reportedly racial slur.

A spine-chilling incident on a northbound A train in Brooklyn, swiftly escalated from verbal sparring to a harrowing physical clash, leaving commuters in sheer panic. The incident reached a terrifying climax as one man, aged 36, brandished a firearm, only to have it wrestled away by his opponent, aged 32, who subsequently fired multiple shots, critically wounding the aggressor.

The Indian wicketkeeper-batter endured a near-fatal car crash in December 2022, and there were considerable doubts over his cricketing future. Throughout the next year, Pant underwent rehab and recovery focussed on a swift return to competitive cricket action; earlier this month, he was finally cleared by the National Cricket Academy (NCA) to take part in the IPL.

Pant, who leads the Delhi Capitals in the tournament, will bolster the Capitals’ batting attack significantly, and the franchise will aim for an improved performance this year. Last season, the side finished a dismal ninth.

A standout performance in the IPL could also pave the way for Pant to clinch a spot in India’s T20 World Cup squad.

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Captured by lens, the footage corroborated earlier witness statements. The train, was packed with rush-hour commuters, as it neared the Hoyt-Schermerhorn station. The two danced around each other.

Video shows the spine-shilling beat up

The video footage vividly portrayed the moments preceding the gunfire. The 36-year-old, adorned in a black sweatshirt and yellow baseball cap, relentlessly provoked his adversary with a barrage of threats and insults, goading him into confrontation.

“I’ll beat you up!,” the aggressor taunted, his face contorted with rage.

As the tensions evolved, the aggressor’ yells “Let’s get it!,” pushed the limits of what was tolerable. Luckily, a bystander’s attempt to disengage the combatants had been momentarily effective, as evidenced by the success of one individual. However, the short break was also of short duration, as the commuter, who was in a rage, now started to attack a woman, accusing her “I’m bleeding. You stabbed me, right?” and showing a gun.

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