It has been reported that Frank James, who carried out the Brooklyn subway attack in New York City, USA, was caught by the police in the East Village area of New York.
Breaking news! New York Mayor Eric Adams announced that 62-year-old Frank R. James, who injured 23 people in the attack on the Brooklyn subway, was taken into custody.
In a press release, Adams said that gunman Frank James was captured in the Brooklyn subway, "My New York friends. We got him." announced in his words.
In his speech, Adams conveyed his thanks to all the citizens who made a report less than 30 hours after the subway attack and helped in the arrest of the suspect.
James was reportedly stopped by police in Manhattan's East Village neighborhood and taken into custody.
On the other hand, officials who made a statement to the US press stated that "federal terrorism charges" would be attributed to James.
It was reported that 23 people were injured, 10 of them with a firearm, in the attack that took place in a subway station in Brooklyn yesterday in New York.
The New York Police Department (NYPD), Fire Department (NYFD), and New York Governor Kathy Kochul stated in their press release about the attack that, according to the initial findings, the incident was not a terrorist incident.
State officials announced that 16 people were injured, 10 of whom were due to firearms, in the incident that took place in a subway station in Brooklyn in the morning, that the injured were being treated in 2 hospitals closest to the region, and that some of them remained in serious condition.
NYPD Commissioner Keechant Sewell said they had no evidence to say the incident was a terrorist attack. Sewell informed that the suspect, who was wearing an orange construction vest and gas mask, was a black male and randomly opened fire on the passengers around and the platform.
In his first assessment on the subject, US President Joe Biden said, "We are grateful to the civilians and first responders who helped the passengers by not shying away from the gunfire." he said.
New York Mayor Eric Adams stated that the cameras at the scene were malfunctioning regarding the attack in Brooklyn.