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Brother of alleged Times Square shooter nabbed for trying to rip off tourists

The brother of the suspected Instances Sq. capturing who wounded a 4-year-old lady and two others in Could was arrested Tuesday for allegedly making an attempt to rob vacationers on the Crossroads of the World, regulation enforcement sources mentioned.

Joshua Muhammad, 30, was busted at about 4:30 p.m. on West forty fourth Avenue and Seventh Avenue — the identical nook the place gunfire broke out two months in the past, the sources mentioned.

Farrakhan Muhammad was arraigned for shooting two people in Times Square.
Farrakhan Muhammad was arraigned for capturing two individuals in Instances Sq..
Steven Hirsch

The CD peddler and an confederate, who was additionally arrested, allegedly tried to tear off a household visiting from North Carolina, in line with the sources.

Muhammad was being held on the Midtown Precinct South.

Sources mentioned that his brother is Farrakhan Muhammad, who has been charged with tried homicide, assault, reckless endangerment and legal possession of a weapon, in reference to the horrifying Could 8 capturing.

Farrakhan Muhammad allegedly fled to Florida after the shooting.
Farrakhan Muhammad allegedly fled to Florida after the capturing.
Christopher Sadowski

Muhammad, 31, allegedly fled to Florida after the bloodshed, the place he was arrested on Could 12. He was extradited to New York later that month.

Muhammad has denied duty for the capturing.

Further reporting by Tamar Lapin

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