Suspect In Brooklyn Subway Shooting Taken Into Police Custody
Written by B87FM on April 13, 2022
Frank James, the prime suspect in Tuesday’s attack at a subway cease in Brooklyn which left at the very least 29 individuals injured, has been taken into police custody, Mayor Eric Adams confirmed, Wednesday afternoon.
“My fellow New Yorkers, we received him,” the Mayor stated. “We received him.”
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James was noticed by bystanders within the East Village after police have been in a position to slender him down as a suspect, earlier within the day. On the crime scene, he had left behind the keys to a van he had rented, in addition to a bank card. He has been transported to the ninth Precinct.
“We hope this arrest brings some solace to the victims and the individuals of the town of New York,” NYPD Commissioner Keechant Sewell stated. “We used each useful resource at our disposal to assemble and course of important proof that instantly hyperlinks Mr. James to the capturing. We have been in a position to shrink his world rapidly. There was nowhere left for him to run.”
James is anticipated to be charged beneath a federal statute that prohibits terrorist and other violent attacks in mass transit methods.
“There was a transparent need to create terror,” Adams stated. “For those who convey a smoke bomb or would you convey an automated weapon with a gasoline masks and in a really methodical means injured…harmless New Yorkers, that’s terror.”