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Police seek U-Haul after 17 hurt in subway mass shooting, smoke bomb attack

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.

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.

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.

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