A federal grand jury has indicted accused subway gunman Frank James for committing a terrorist assault on a mass transit system, a criminal offense that would lead to life in jail if he’s convicted.
The indictment, handed up in Brooklyn federal courtroom Friday, additionally accuses James of firing a gun throughout a violent crime. If convicted of that rely, James faces a compulsory minimal sentence of 10 years in jail and a most of life.
James, 62, is accused of opening hearth on a crowded rush-hour practice in Sundown Park April 12, taking pictures 10 folks.
If discovered responsible, the federal government will search forfeiture of James’ property, together with a 9 mm Glock pistol seized in Brooklyn, the indictment says.
The case was assigned to Decide William Kuntz and no date has been set for James’ arraignment.
A lawyer for James didn’t instantly return a request for remark.