Regular service on the Blue Line resumed in time for the evening commute Tuesday after a double shooting inside Maverick Station in East Boston.
The attack came around 2:30 p.m., when a man fired several shots inside an MBTA train following an argument, police said, according to several media outlets on scene for an afternoon press converence.
The victims were described as two men, a 29-year-old inside the train car and a 43-year-old on the subway station’s platform. Their injuries were non-life threatening, MBTA Transit PD spokesman Lt. Richard Sullivan told reporters.
Police are now searching for a gunman, who fled the scene.
At 2:30 p.m., theMBTAreportedsevere delayson the Blue Line due to police activity. The T later reported it was running shuttle buses between Airport and Bowdoin stations.
MBTA spokesman Joe Pesaturo told Metro the victims were taken to an area hospital and that they “continue to be evaluated.”
Service resumed a few minutes before 4:30 p.m., according to the MBTA
— MBTA (@MBTA) January 19, 2016
One, possibly two men shot on #mbta blue line train I was on just now. I’m ok; hope they are, too.
— gamerqueer (@gamerqueer) January 19, 2016
#MBTA buses replacing Blue Line service between Airport & Bowdoin due to shooting.
— Peter Wilson (@PetesWire) January 19, 2016
Shooting scene at Maverick MBTA pic.twitter.com/Odkrf9ymwJ
— Matt West (@westipix) January 19, 2016
— TransitMatters (@transitmatters) January 19, 2016