A 35 year old man is shot and five people are injured

A 35-year-old man is shot and five people are injured in a bloody shootout in the New York subway during rush hour: police officers chase armed men on the run

  • The NYPD is investigating after shots were fired on the Uptown 4 platform at Mount Eden Station in the Bronx
  • The violence broke out after a fight started in a train car and continued to the platform, authorities said

A man was killed and five other people were injured after gunfire broke out at a train station in the Bronx on Monday afternoon.

The New York Police Department launched an investigation after shots were fired on the Uptown 4 platform at the Mount Eden Avenue station around 4:30 p.m.

The violence erupted after a fight broke out on a train and spread to the platform, police said.

An NYPD spokesman told that a 35-year-old man was killed.

Previous reports said a young girl died after being taken to a local hospital, which the spokesperson corrected.

A 35-year-old man was killed after gunfire broke out at a New York train station Monday afternoon

Around 4:30 p.m., shots were fired on the Uptown 4 platform at Mount Eden Avenue station in the Bronx

Around 4:30 p.m., shots were fired on the Uptown 4 platform at Mount Eden Avenue station in the Bronx

The violence broke out after a fight broke out in a train carriage and spread to the platform, police said

The violence broke out after a fight broke out in a train carriage and spread to the platform, police said

The spokesman said that three of the survivors were men and two women.

The men were 15, 28 and 71 years old, while the women were 14 and 29 years old.

According to the New York Fire Department, four people suffered serious injuries and one remained slightly injured.

It is unclear whether there were multiple shooters, but the suspect or suspects fled on foot, authorities said.

Four northbound trains operate on the express route from 149 Street-Grand Concourse to Burnside Avenue, with four trains bypassing Mount Eden Avenue in both directions.

Of the survivors, three were male and two were female, an NYPD spokesman told

Of the survivors, three were male and two were female, an NYPD spokesman told

Four surviving victims suffered serious injuries and one sustained minor injuries, the FDNY said

Four surviving victims suffered serious injuries and one sustained minor injuries, the FDNY said

Aerial photos appeared to show a large blood stain on the platform

Aerial photos appeared to show a large blood stain on the platform

The male victims were 15, 28 and 71 years old, while the female victims were 14 and 29 years old

The male victims were 15, 28 and 71 years old, while the female victims were 14 and 29 years old

It is unclear whether there were multiple shooters, but the suspect or suspects fled on foot, according to authorities

It is unclear whether there were multiple shooters, but the suspect or suspects fled on foot, according to authorities

The NYPD urges the public to avoid the area of ​​Jerome Avenue between Inwood Avenue and Townsend Avenue

The NYPD urges the public to avoid the area of ​​Jerome Avenue between Inwood Avenue and Townsend Avenue

Officers from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives were seen at the scene

Officers from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives were seen at the scene

Investigators and other officials crowded the entrance to the subway station

Investigators and other officials crowded the entrance to the subway station

Previous reports said a young girl died after being taken to a local hospital, which the NYPD spokesman corrected

Previous reports said a young girl died after being taken to a local hospital, which the NYPD spokesman corrected

The NYPD urges the public to avoid the area of ​​Jerome Avenue between Inwood Avenue and Townsend Avenue.

Officers crowded into the subway entrance while others walked alongside the stopped train. There was caution tape at the crime scene.

Overhead footage showed what appeared to be blood splatters on the platform.

This is a developing story.