NEW YORK (CBS News) — Seventeen people were injured in a shooting and smoke bomb attack aboard a Brooklyn subway.
It happened around 8:24 a.m. Tuesday on a Manhattan-bound N train in Sunset Park.READ MORE: Jason Geiger, Who Played The Red Power Ranger, Indicted For Fraud
Authorities say as the train was approaching the 36th Street station. a person on board put on a gas mask, set off a smoke bomb, and started shooting.
The train continued to the 25th Street station, where some of victims got off and called for help.READ MORE: Tiger Woods Comes Back In Second Round To Make Cut At PGA Championship
Police say 10 people were shot and five of them are in critical but stable condition. Others were treated for smoke inhalation and injuries from the panic that ensued.
Investigators believe this was a coordinated attack, but the motive remains unclear.Florida Power Company Pleads Guilty In Worker Death Case