Brooklyn Subway Shooting Suspect Arrested – Vigilant Citizen Praised for Spotting Him
According to reports, a suspect has been arrested in connection to a Brooklyn subway shooting that left multiple people injured. Details from reports say that the suspect, Frank James, was spotted while walking down a New York City street and was later arrested.
The New York Post is reporting that the man who allegedly opened fire on a Brooklyn subway car has been arrested after he was spotted walking the streets of New York City.
Vigilant Citizen Regarded as Hero for Spotting Brooklyn Subway Shooting Suspect
Social media has highlighted the man, Zack Tahhan, who spotted the suspect while he was working on a nearby business' security cameras. See Tahhan below.
Tahhan says that he notified police as soon as he saw who he believed to be was the Brooklyn subway shooter. Check out Tahhan's experience via @jjz1600 on Twitter below.
There is a bit of confusion as to who exactly called in the initial tip to authorities, as CNN is reporting that Frank James called in the tip himself to let authorities know he was at the McDonald's restraint.
Still - Tahhan is being regarded as a hero for his role in the arrest of Brooklyn subway shooting suspect, Frank James.
Brooklyn Subway Shooting Suspect Frank James Arrested by NYPD
Police had reportedly been searching for the 62-year-old for over 24-hours since the incident occurred. Authorities received a tip about the man being seen at a McDonald's restaurant in East Village. Reports say that Frank James was no longer near the McDonald's when they arrived, but police were able to track him down a few blocks away.
Reports add that James did not resist arrest and is currently in custody.
See the moment Frank was arrested by New York City Police via @NY1 on Twitter below.
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