The man accused in the New York City subway shooting that occurred in Brooklyn April 2022, plans on pleading guilty to terrorism charges in federal court on Tuesday, January 3rd, according to court documents, via CNN.
The accused, Frank James will face 11 counts - 10 counts, one for each of the victims from the shooting, of "committing a terrorist attack or other violence against a mass transportation system" and one count of discharging a firearm during a crime of violence. This is all according to the indictment filed in December.
Last month, the court-appointed attorneys for James wrote a letter who had originally entered a not guilty plea, "wishes to schedule a guilty plea to the superseding indictment." This guilty plea is finally happening after 9 months since the incident where James allegedly set off a smoke device and opened fire on passengers riding the subway in Brooklyn's Sunset Park. He fired the gun at least 33 times according to authorities.
10 people were wounded, 29 people were hospitalized.
James now faces up to life in prison on each of the 11 counts in the new indictment, according to CNN.