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Accused NYC Subway Shooter Frank James Pleads Not Guilty

  • James was arraigned on Friday, a month after his arrest
  • He faces terrorism, gun charges over incident that injured 23
Frank James is escorted out of the 9th Precinct by police after being arrested in New York on April 13.

Frank James is escorted out of the 9th Precinct by police after being arrested in New York on April 13.

Photographer: David Dee Delgado/Getty Images
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Frank James, the man accused of opening fire on a packed New York City subway car during the morning rush hour last month, pleaded not guilty to terrorism and gun charges. 

James appeared in federal court in Brooklyn on Friday, a month after he was arrested. Wearing khaki jail fatigues, a blue surgical mask under his nose and black sneakers, he spoke confidently as he twice pleaded “Not Guilty.”