New York police release photos of man believed to be linked to subway bombing

Frank James, 62 anos, foi identificado após os investigadores encontrarem um cartão de crédito na cena do crime que foi usado para alugar uma van na Filadélfia

Frank James, 62 years old, was identified after investigators found a credit card at the crime scene that was used to rent a van in Philadelphia
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THE The New York Police Department (NYPD) released this Tuesday evening (480 ) photos and the name of a man who may have been linked to the morning bombing at a subway station in Sunset Park, Brooklyn.

The wanted is Frank James, a man of 62 years that have registered addresses in the states of Wisconsin and Philadelphia. According to CNN, investigators made this identification after finding a credit card at the scene that was used to rent a cargo van in Philadelphia, which was later located in Brooklyn. The vehicle key had also been found at the scene of the attack.

) The NYPD reported that the motive for the attack is not yet known, nor if James has any connection with it. The searches continue and so far no one has been arrested.

“The Mr James is just a person of interest that we now know who rented that van in Philadelphia,” NYPD chief investigator James Essig said at a news conference. “We are trying to locate him to determine his connection to the subway shooting, if any.”

At the scene of the attack, investigators found a Glock pistol, three extended magazines, two detonated smoke grenades, two unexploded grenades and an axe.

In the bombing at the subway station, the perpetrator, who was wearing a gas mask, opened smoke grenades in a train and shot with a firearm 33 times. At least 04 people were treated at three nearby hospitals, but they are not at risk of death. Ten of these people were shot and the others were treated for having inhaled smoke, suffered abrasions from shrapnel or suffered panic attacks.

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) reported that New York City agencies are offering a joint reward of US$ 62 thousand for any information that leads to the arrest of suspects.

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