Person of Interest in Subway Shooting Railed Against Racism, Homelessness

Subway shooting suspect spoke frequently about homelessness and warned about plots to exterminate black people.

QUICK FACTS:
  • Frank R. James has been named a person of interest in the Tuesday Brooklyn subway shooting, according to Breitbart News.
  • James had a history of creating inflammatory social media posts about a coming race war and gun violence.
  • James was also known to rant about homelessness and how outreach workers are “homosexual predators.”
  • Sunday night before the Tuesday attacks James created a YouTube video about his belief that the war in Ukraine could bring about a race war to exterminate the black population.
JAMES COMMENTS (WARNING: STRONG LANGUAGE):
  • “They’re white, you’re not. They’re doing that to each other? What do they think they’re going to do to you?” he said.
  • “It’s just a matter of time before these white [explitive] say, ‘Hey listen, enough is enough, these [explitive] gotta go.’ What’re you going to do? You gonna fight. And guess what? You gonna die.”
  • “I’ve been through a lot of [explitive], where I can say I wanted to kill people,” he said in another video. “I wanted to watch them die right in front of my [explitive] face immediately. But I thought about the fact, ‘Hey, I don’t want to go to no [explitive] prison. [explitive] that! I’m not going to no [explitive] prison. I’m just not.”
BACKGROUND:
  • James is wanted under suspicion of shooting 10 people in a Brooklyn subway station and injuring 13 others.
  • The person of interest made multiple other videos where he called out prominent figures such as New York City Mayor Eric Adams and others.