Andrew Abdullah, 25, was arrested in the subway shooting that killed Daniel Enriquez, 48, of Brooklyn. The shooting took place on the morning of May 22 (local time), a spokesman for the New York City Police Department said.
Reuters news agency released a photo of Abdullah being escorted by police in handcuffs to the New York City Police Department (NYPD) headquarters in District 5. A statement by the NYPD on Twitter confirmed that the suspect was “under house arrest.”
New York police released photos of the suspect (Image: Reuters)
In a statement on Twitter on May 24, New York police said they were looking for Abdullah, the suspect in the shooting, and released a photo of the person urging the public to help provide information to Abdullah’s hideout to find.
Earlier, on the morning of May 22, Enriquez, an investment banker for Goldman Sachs Group Inc, was suddenly shot in the chest while riding the subway from Brooklyn to Lower Manhattan. Mr. Enriquez died at Bellevue Hospital. The suspect escaped the train as it pulled into Canal Street Station, local authorities said.
Victim Daniel Enriquez (left) and shooting suspect Andrew Abdullah (Image: NYPD)
On April 12, New York City witnessed one of the deadliest attacks in the history of its subway system when a man planted a smoke bomb and opened fire on a subway car. The attack injured 23 people, 10 of whom were shot dead.
The suspect in the attack, 62-year-old Frank James, was arrested a day later. In early May, subject was charged with terrorism and other federal crimes.