At least eight people were shot Tuesday on a Brooklyn subway by a man in an orange construction vest, possibly wearing a gas mask, who may have tossed a smoke canister on the platform to distract the rush hour crowd, according to FDNY and senior law enforcement officials. They stress the investigation is preliminary. The shooter was not in custody at this report.
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