Early on New Year’s Day a man at a New York City subway train station was attacked by gang members. The 38-year-old man was approached by members of a gang, one wielding a knife. During the attack, the man ended up on the train tracks below the platform. It was not clear how he ended up there, whether from being pushed or jumping.
A witness jumped to the tracks and assisted the man up but did not make it back up onto the platform before a train came. The man assisting was struck by the train. The assault victim was not hit by the train but was treated for a broken arm. The man assisting died.
Police released these images of the gang members involved and are looking for leads to there identities and whereabouts.