A passenger died after he was found bleeding from the head last night on a New York City Subway car in Queens.
Investigation into the case is ongoing. The police said that The man, aged in his 20s, was found unconscious board the Manhattan-bound E train at the Sutphin Boulevard station in the Jamaica neighborhood, which connects to the John F. Kennedy Airport AirTrain.
An MTA employee made the discovery at 9pm on Tuesday and called 911. The victim was taken to Jamaica Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
At the moment, the police do not know if he is a victim of any crime. It is not clear how the man sustained such a severe head injury. His name has not been released and the medical examiner must determine the official cause of death.
Anyone with information should call at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) and in Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). Also through the website crimestoppers.nypdonline.org or by text message to 274637 (CRIMES), followed by TIP577. All communications are strictly confidential.
Since assuming office in January 2022, the alcalde Eric Adams, ex NYPD, announced many times that the number of NYPD officers in the subway system will double of a beefed-up security plan to deal with violence on the troubled NYC Subway. But until now Crime continues.
On Thursday, a man was stabbed with a screwdriver on a subway train in Midtown Manhattan. Two nights ago, a gunman shot a homeless man who apparently tried to rob a woman inside a Times Square station.
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In August, the cost of fares increased, while the MTA faced losses of $690 million dollars annually due to the number of users accessing for free, some for no money and some for simple vandalism. “Toll” collectors also show: people who open the emergency doors of stations to let others in instead of a “collaboration” in money.