2022 New York City Subway attack

mass shooting in Brooklyn subway

On April 12, 2022, at approximately 8:45 AM, a gunman opened fire on a subway car at 36th Street Station in Brooklyn, New York City, United States. At least 29 people were injured, 10 of whom were hit by gunfire. Authorities said none of the injuries were life-threatening. The gunman was reported to have used a smoke bomb before firing. 62 year-old Frank Robert James, the suspect, was later arrested by police. He is reported to have addresses in Philadelphia and in Wisconsin.[3][4][5]

2022 New York City Subway attack
Part of mass shootings in the United States
LocationN train pulling into 36th Street station, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States
DateApril 12, 2022 (2022-04-12)
c. 8:24 a.m. (EDT)
Attack type
Mass shooting
29 (10 by gunfire, 19 by other causes)[1]
MotiveUnder investigation
AccusedFrank Robert James[2]
ChargesFederal charge:
Committing a terrorist attack on a mass transportation system
State charges:

He was arrested on April 13, 2022 by the New York City Police Department for terrorism.[6][7][8]

References change

  1. Felton, Emmanuel; Bellware, Kim; Slater, Berman; Bailey, Holly; Zapotosky, Matt; Kornfield, Meryl; Knowles, Hannah; Beachum, Lateshia (April 12, 2022). "Police seeking 'person of interest' after Brooklyn subway shooting". The Washington Post. Archived from the original on April 12, 2022. Retrieved April 13, 2022.
  2. Marks, Andrea (14 April 2022). "Accused Subway Shooter Held Without Bail Following First Court Appearance". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on April 16, 2022. Retrieved April 15, 2022.
  3. Caspani, Maria; Allen, Jonathan (2022-04-12). "Gunman sets off smoke bomb, shoots 10 in New York subway car". Reuters. Retrieved 2022-04-12.
  4. Walters (now), Joanna; Oladipo (earlier), Gloria (2022-04-12). "Brooklyn subway shooting: 16 people injured, five critically, in attack – latest news". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2022-04-12.
  5. "Brooklyn subway shooting live updates: The latest from the investigation". New York Post. 2022-04-12. Retrieved 2022-04-13.
  6. "Eastern District of New York | Frank James Charged in Brooklyn Mass Shooting on New York Subway | United States Department of Justice". www.justice.gov. 2022-04-13. Retrieved 2024-03-21.
  7. Kates, Graham (2022-04-13). "Brooklyn subway shooting suspect Frank James under arrest - CBS News". www.cbsnews.com. Retrieved 2024-03-21.
  8. "Brooklyn shooter Frank James ordered to be held in jail at court hearing - updates". The Independent. 2022-04-15. Retrieved 2024-03-21.