NEW YORK (PIX11) — Frank James, the man accused of shooting 10 people on a subway train in Brooklyn in April, has been indicted in a federal court.
James allegedly set off smoke bombs and fired a gun 33 times while onboard an N train in Sunset Park the morning of April 12. No one was killed in the attack. James was arrested the following day in Manhattan.
James, 62, faces the following charges:
- Terrorist attack and other violence against a mass transportation system and vehicle carrying passengers and employees
- Discharging a firearm during a crime of violence
If convicted of the terrorism charge, James faces a maximum sentence of life in prison. If convicted of the gun violence charge, he faces a minimum sentence of ten years and a maximum of life in prison.
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A date has not been set for his arraignment.