Brooklyn Shooting Suspect Is Anti-Trump Black Lives Matter Activist
Frank R. James has history of leftist social media posts
One of the suspects in Tuesday's New York City subway shooting is a Black Lives Matter activist with violent anti-Trump, pro-communist views, according to reports.
Police are hunting for Frank R. James who has been named as a person of interest over the attack in Brooklyn.
"Police identified Frank R. James, 62, of Philadelphia as a person of interest in the case,” CBS News reported.
"They say James rented a U-Haul van that might be connected to the shooting.”
Videos from the attack show that the air was filled with smoke from smoke bombs that had been detonated on the subway.
The shooter fired dozens of rounds during the attack, hitting at least 10 people.
Another 19 people were injured in the chaos that ensued from the attack.
The fact-finding website Heavy.com identified a Facebook page allegedly belonging to James.
The page contains numerous posts that talked about shooting people in support of BLM and expressed other extreme views, including “black nationalism.”
Andy Ngo, Editor-at-large for The Post Millennial, tweeted out screenshots from the Facebook account that showed posts that promoted the Black Liberation Army, Black Lives Matter, a photo of the man who murdered five police officers in Dallas in 2016, and a photo calling to “kill all the whiteys.”
He also added posts quoting communist Cuban dictator Fidel Castro, posts expressing support for shooting and killing people, and posts demonizing President Donald Trump.
Breaking: NYPD named Frank James as a person of interest in the #Brooklyn mass shooting. I looked into his social media. Like the Waukesha suspect & the Louisville BLM activist who allegedly tried to assassinate a mayoral candidate, he appeared to be a fan of black nationalism. pic.twitter.com/aUQZGakJfW— Andy Ngô 🏳️🌈 (@MrAndyNgo) April 12, 2022
"It's time for action"— Andy Ngô 🏳️🌈 (@MrAndyNgo) April 13, 2022
For years, Frank James, the person of interest in the #Brooklyn mass shooting, has made references to shooting and killing people on his Facebook posts. pic.twitter.com/dCzK4JddUp
Frank James, the person of interest in the #Brooklyn subway mass shooting, made a number of pro-communist and pro-Fidel Castro posts in the past. His more recent posts and videos have pivoted obsessively to black nationalist interests. pic.twitter.com/Nvh1aoINR8— Andy Ngô 🏳️🌈 (@MrAndyNgo) April 13, 2022
YouTube videos allegedly uploaded by James also showed extreme views, including one where he allegedly called 9/11 “the most beautiful day, probably in the history of this fucking world.”
The person of interest also allegedly ranted in the videos about white people, saying “the vast majority of people, white mother******* are racist.”