2022 New York City Subway attack

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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
Weapons
Non-fatal injuries
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:
Pending

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. Sixty-two 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]

There is a $50,000 reward for information leading to James' arrest.[source?] New York City Mayor Eric Adams condemned the attack.[source?]

References[change | change source]

  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.