Elected officials from New York have called on residents of Brooklyn to remain solid and collective after the Tuesday subway shooting in which at least 10 people were shot and 16 people injured.
Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.) said he is praying for the victims and that Brooklyn people are strong to face any circumstances in life.
“We will get through this together #BrooklynStrong,” Jeffries tweeted.
Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), for his part, wished all New Yorkers to be safe from their homes in view of the rush hour carnage n the 36th Street subway station near Sunset Park in Brooklyn.
“I’m praying for all the victims, their families, all those impacted,” Schumer tweeted.
Rep. Nydia Velazquez (D-N.Y.) represents the Sunset Park neighborhood where gunfire occurred and called on his people always to stay safe.
“Stay safe if you are nearby this horrific emergency in Sunset Park,” Velasquez wrote on Twitter.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) said she was still waiting for more details about the shocking crime.
“My prayers are with the victims, their families, and our emergency personnel and law enforcement responding to this situation,” Gillibrand said.