It happened around 12:20 p.m. at 40th Street and 7th Avenue.
The man's gun apparently discharged and hit him in the leg.
Sources tell Eyewitness News it looked like the firearm went off inside the subway station. He then came up to the street level and then re-entered the subway station from across 7th Avenue asking police for help.
Sources say he is not cooperating with authorities and will likely face charges.
There was a large police and emergency response at Times Square subway station.
Train service was not affected by the incident.
NYPD officers are on-scene, both street-level and below-ground at the Times Square subway station as we investigate a person with a gunshot wound to the leg. The public should expect to see numerous emergency personnel in the area. pic.twitter.com/V3Wwzg80zL— NYPD Transit (@NYPDTransit) October 4, 2021
It came just hours after another scary incident at the station where police say a 42-year-old woman was shoved into an oncoming 1 train.
Another woman fled the scene.
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