Tuesday evening New York Police Department released photos of the person being sought after in connection with Tuesday’s subway attack in New York City.
Currently, this man is at-large. NYPD are actively looking for this person of interest.
According to CBS News, “Police identified Frank R. James, 62, of Philadelphia as a person of interest in the case.” The report went on to say, “They say James rented a U-Haul van that might be connected to the shooting.”
— NYPD NEWS (@NYPDnews) April 12, 2022
NYPD Chief of Detectives James Essig said, “We are endeavoring to locate him to determine his connection to the subway shooting, if any.”
Social media posts from Jame’s accounts appear to show he held extremist views, which included racist and anti-trump rants. Editor-at-large for The Post Millennial tweeted screenshots of Jame’s extremist posts.
Breaking: NYPD named Frank James as a person of interest in the #Brooklyn mass shooting. I looked into his social media. Like the Waukesha suspect & the Louisville BLM activist who allegedly tried to assassinate a mayoral candidate, he appeared to be a fan of black nationalism. pic.twitter.com/aUQZGakJfW
— Andy Ngô 🏳️🌈 (@MrAndyNgo) April 12, 2022
“It’s time for action”
— Andy Ngô 🏳️🌈 (@MrAndyNgo) April 13, 2022
As of the time of this writing, Jame’s attack has not been declared an act of terrorisim.