According to the Huffington Post, Wai Kuen Kwok was waiting for the train with his wife to head to Chinatown for breakfast. Witnesses say as the D train approached, a man came from behind and pushed the Kwok in front of the tracks. Three cars went over Kwok before the conductor was able to stop the train.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police are now on the lookout for the suspect after he was caught on surveillance camera at a neighborhood grocery store.
There was no indication that Kwok knew the man or had an altercation with him before he was pushed, police said. Witnesses told police they believed the man fled the subway station after shoving Kwok and jumped on a city bus.Police later released video surveillance showing a man wearing a dark jacket getting off a city bus and walking into a store. The man emerges moments later smoking a cigarette and strolls away. Police said the man was wanted for questioning in connection with Kwok’s death.
A reward of $2,000 will be presented to anyone who can provide information on the suspect. Police urge people to call the Crime Stoppers tip line anonymously at t 1-800-577-TIPS.
SOURCE: Huffington Post | VIDEO CREDIT: News Inc.