NYC subway shooting suspect says he’s innocent


The suspect arrested in April for a shooting in the New York subway says he is innocent.

Frank James, 62, was arrested a month ago after a 30-hour manhunt. He is suspected of having committed a terrorist act. The man faces a life sentence.

James opened fire on a subway train during the morning rush hour on April 12, prosecutors say. Just before that, he put on a gas mask and set off smoke bombs.

Ten people were injured by the bullets and thirteen others were injured in the ensuing panic. There were no deaths.

James fled the crime scene on another subway. He was arrested a day later in the borough of Manhattan.

Police found the 62-year-old after his credit card, weapons and the keys to a van were found on the platform The vehicle was leased in James’s name. The man’s personal effects and clothing were in the van.

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