NYC subway surveillance camera video feeds failed during shooting as MTA moves to beef up system
Police and emergency responders gather at the site of a shooting of multiple people outside of the 36 Street subway station on April 12, 2022, in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. - Spencer Platt/Getty Images North America/TNS

NEW YORK — Faulty computer systems prevented surveillance cameras at two Brooklyn stations from getting pictures of the gunman who sprayed bullets on a subway train on Tuesday, MTA officials said. A server problem darkened the camera feeds at the 36th Street station on the N line, where alleged gunman Frank James ended his shooting spree, the officials said. The feeds were also out at the 25th Street station in the R line, where the cops said James fled by train after his attack. The problems prevented police and MTA officials from monitoring live pictures of the situation, and kept the system...