New York City subway crime up 58% so far compared to 2021; Hunt for gunman in unprovoked shooting intensifies

纽约警察局 (纽约警察局) manhunt for the gunman behind the cold-blood murder of Daniel Enriquez, a 48-year-old Brooklyn man who was gunned down while sitting inside a Manhattan-bound Q-train on Sunday morning.

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Enriquez was sitting inside the moving train shortly before 11:42 上午. 什么时候, 据目击者称, the suspectwas walking back and forth in the same train car,” NYPD Chief of Department Kenneth Corey told reporters on Sunday.

Without provocation,” Corey said, 他 “pulled out a gun and fired at the victim at close range as the trains [是] crossing the Manhattan Bridge.

Daniel Enriquez, 48, was shot and killed Sunday while riding the New York City subway

Daniel Enriquez, 48, was shot and killed Sunday while riding the New York City subway (资源: LinkedIn/Daniel Enriquez)

Enriquez, who worked as a research assistant for Goldman Sachs, was rushed to an area hospital, but could not be saved. Corey said the victim and his attacker were strangers to each other.

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在星期一, Police Commissioner Keechant Sewell posted a pair of photos of the suspected gunman, who appeared to have been wearing a dark-colored jacket with the hood over his head, a red shirt underneath and a light blue face mask.

We need all eyes on this,” the top cop wrote.

The latest NYPD crime statistics show transit crimes are up 57.5% year-to-date as of Sunday, 与 975 incidents reported so far in 2022 compared to the 576 在 2021.

Speaking during an MTA board meeting on Monday, NYPD Transit Chief Jason Wilcox announced that the city this month had rolled out the Train Patrol Force, or TPF, 至 “perform dedicated, targeted and visible travel patrols on the late evening and overnight hours.

Wilcox told transportation executives 54% 城市的 total subway crime is reported on the trains, 和 40% of that total is reported duringthe specific TPF overnight hours.

The TPF isnot a new conceptand has been used inyears pastin patrolling the subways.

It was an idea that we felt we needed to return to,” 他说.

与此同时, the transit chief added that overall subway arrests are up 67% so far this year.

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