A suspect in the shooting on a subway train in Brooklyn, New York City was found and detained on Wednesday, authorities confirmed.
The attack left 23 people wounded, 10 by gunfire, just the day before.
New York officials had alerted the public about the manhunt underway for the attacker just hours after the incident on Tuesday afternoon.
What did officials say?
“My fellow New Yorkers: we got him,” said New York City’s mayor Eric Adams while opening a press conference to announce the arrest.
“We hope this arrest brings some solace to the victims,” Police Commissioner Keechant Sewell said.
Authorities traced the man’s identity using a trove of evidence left at the scene, after the shooter escaped the chaos in the aftermath of his attack.
Among the evidence was the handgun he…