Suspect in New York subway shooting is in police custody

A man who was wanted in connection with Tuesday’s shooting on a New York City subway train has been apprehended after a 24-hour manhunt, officials said.

Frank R James was taken into custody in the East Village neighborhood of Manhattan, Wednesday afternoon, New York City Police Commissioner Keechant Sewell said.

An attacker about 0830am [12:30 GMT] Tuesday morning set off smoke bombs aboard a subway train then opened fire with a handgun, shooting 23 times. Ten people were injured by gunfire, another 13 were hurt by the smoke, or in the panic to get out of the train, following the shooting, NY authorities said.

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