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Accused NY Subway Shooter Pleads Not Guilty to Terrorism, Weapons Charges

NEW YORK—A man charged with last month’s mass shooting in a New York subway, one of the most violent attacks in the history of the city’s transit system, pleaded not guilty to terrorism and weapons charges in Brooklyn federal court on Friday.

Frank James, 62, is accused of carrying out an April 12 gunfire and smoke bomb attack that injured 23 people. He entered his plea before U.S. District Judge William Kuntz, dressed in khaki prison clothes.

James’ lawyer, Mia Eisner-Grynberg from the Federal Defenders of New York, did not seek to have her client released on bail, and declined to comment after the plea.

In this courtroom sketch Frank James, the suspect in the Brooklyn subway shooting, sits as he appears during his court hearing in New York City, on Apr. 14, 2022. (Jane Rosenberg/Reuters)

Ten people were shot in the attack, which unfolded as a Manhattan-bound N train

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