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Suspect in New York subway shooting in custody

Frank James is in custody after evading the authorities for more than 24-hours

Published: April 13, 2022 8:57am

Updated: April 13, 2022 2:36pm

The New York Police Department said Wednesday that officers have arrested Frank James, the suspect in the subway shooting in Brooklyn in which 10 people were shot. 

James, 62, remained at large for more than a day as authorities pursued a number of leads – following his attack Tuesday morning in a Manhattan-bound subway car that was pulling into a Brooklyn station. 

Nineteen others were injured in the morning rush hour attack. Ultimately, James' gun, a 9mm semiautomatic Glock jammed in the middle of his rampage, preventing further bloodshed.

"We got him," Mayor Eric Adams said.

The suspect was reportedly taken into custody by patrol officers in the East Village of Manhattan following some type of stabbing incident Wednesday. The suspect allegedly did not resist arrest.

The police reportedly received a Crime Stoppers tip from an individual claiming to have seen James at a McDonald's on East 6th Street and First Avenue on Wednesday morning. The cops eventually caught up to James few blocks over on St. Mark's Place.

A press conference with the NYPD is expected shortly.

Prior to the Wednesday attack, James posted a number of rambling YouTube videos in which he railed against the city's mental health services, and spoke of the coming race war. 

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