Frank James, a suspect in the Brooklyn subway shooting that left 10 people injured and 29 injured, was arrested Wednesday.
The police Arrested Frank R. James, 62, of Manhattan, follows one of the largest Manhuntes in New York State history.
“My colleague from New York, we’ve got him,” said NYC Mayor Eric Adams, who has been homeless since the Covid-19 deal.
James was arrested by a bit of police after calling a tip on the Crime Stoppers hotline.
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James was involved in Tuesday’s shooting after police found the keys to a U-Hall truck at the scene. A U-Hall truck was rented in James’s name in Philadelphia.
Surveillance video shows a heavyweight black man wearing a reflective construction work and dragging a rolling bag to a Brooklyn subway station on Tuesday.
N train eyewitnesses told police that the man was wearing a gas mask, dropped two smoke canisters and fired at the train in the tunnel at 36th Street and 4th Avenue.
He then fled into the tunnel as the train approached the next station.
A Metrocard purchased with a credit card was linked to James.
Police believe the attack was premeditated and well-planned. James has expressed black nationalist extremist views on social media.
A 50,000 reward was offered for information leading to James’ arrest.