New York City police have announced they have apprehended Frank R. James, the subway shooting suspect wanted for allegedly opening fire on a rush-hour subway train in Brooklyn, shooting 10 people, after a 24-hour manhunt.
— ABC News (@ABC) April 13, 2022
From ABC News:
James, 62, was spotted in the East Village, near St. Marks Place and First Avenue, and the NYPD was alerted to his presence by pictures on social media, sources said.
James, wanted for the attempted murder of 10 people, was the subject of an intense manhunt by the U.S. Marshals Service and other federal and local agencies.
He will be charged by federal prosecutors in Brooklyn with terror-related offenses, a law enforcement official briefed told ABC News.
James reportedly has 9 prior arrests in New York.
Hospital officials say 29 people suffered various injuries due to the attack.
As of this morning, four of the wounded remained hospitalized.
While there’s no known motivation for the shooting, NYPD say they are looking at James’ social media for clues.
Read the full report at ABC News.
BREAKING: A man wanted in the attack on a subway train in Brooklyn that left 10 people wounded by gunfire has been arrested, a law enforcement official told @AP.
Frank R. James, 62, was taken into custody in Manhattan, the official said. https://t.co/yn34Fpj7dP
— The Associated Press (@AP) April 13, 2022
CNN: The NYPD arrested Brooklyn subway shooting suspect Frank James after it got a tip on its Crime Stoppers hotline, according to two law enforcement sources.
— Jim Acosta (@Acosta) April 13, 2022
The prime suspect in the Brooklyn subway shooting ranted about violence, race, and women for years on YouTube—even declaring that global warming means the world’s population “has to be reduced.”https://t.co/j2GaptxEvd
— VICE News (@VICENews) April 13, 2022