NEW YORK (AP) — A man suspected of shooting three people in New York’s Times Square, including a 4-year-old girl, was arrested Wednesday in Florida, according to a law enforcement official briefed on the matter.
Farrakhan Muhammad was taken into custody near Jacksonville, the official said, four days after the shooting Saturday that rattled the Big Apple tourist haven known as the “Crossroads of the World.”
The official was not authorized to speak publicly about the case and did so on the condition of anonymity. New York City police scheduled a press conference for 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Muhammad was listed Wednesday in an inmate database for the Bradford County, Florida sheriff’s office. Information on a lawyer who could speak on his behalf was not immediately available.
Muhammad is suspected of wounding three people with stray bullets during a dispute in Times Square at about 5 p.m. Saturday.
Wendy Magrinat, a 23-year-old tourist visiting from Rhode Island, was shot in the leg. A 43-year-old woman from New Jersey was shot in the foot. The 4-year-old girl, from Brooklyn, was also shot in the leg.
Police released videos and photos of Muhammad and asked the public for help tracking him down. His family made a public plea for him to turn himself in.
Associated Press writer David Fischer in Miami contributed to this report.
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Farrakhan Muhammad, another product of the welfare system, no father around and what did he turn out to be? A criminal.
For all we know, he could have been one of those ‘PEACE LOVING mudslimes’, accepted in under Obozo….
Say their names! Another BLM poster boy who was arrested “fo no (effin) reason!” Defund da PO-leece . . disarm all the 99.8% of law abiding gun owners . . . .tear down monuments . .. . burn American flags . .. There –did I cover all the predictable responses from the Biden supporters?
Not even 1/2 of the 13% responsible for most of the violent crime in this country. Yup, BLM especially in the FBI crime statistics.
Too bad he didn’t resist…problem solved.
No then he would have become a martyr and black xmas shopping would have started early in Jacksonville.
Florida is NOT LIKE the dem hellholes where we’ve seen those riots though.. I doubt that would have happened down there..
Farrakhan Muhammad – hmmmm
Is he a real American with a name change?
More than likely – he be cool with a muzzie name.
Youd think that blacks, would NOT LIKE Muslim names, SINCE ISLAM WAS THE ONES that mainly sold them to european slave traders!
Since he shot a white child ,will they file hate charges. ???
Like hell they will.. ONLY Whites get charged with hate crimes.
Proof positive that not all migration from NY is good for Florida (or anywhere for that matter. just stay in NY).
There’s days i honestly wonder.. IF we had each state as its own “sub-nation”, and folks had to get Visa like permits to go TO another state, would that have stopped the liberal SPREAD OUT from all those commie cities, that are now infesting most of the rest of the nation??
Doubt it, but the idea does have possibilities.