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‘Oh, Black Jesus, Please Kill all the White People’: Who is Frank James, the Alleged Perpetrator of the Brooklyn Shooting?

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Authorities reported that at least 23 people were injured after a shooting at the 36th St. Station in Brooklyn, in the Sunset Park neighborhood. A man identified as Frank James was announced Wednesday as a “person of interest” in the shooting.

When the suspect’s name became known, a series of videos went viral where James threatened by saying he was “entering the danger zone.” According to preliminary investigations, the man rented a U-Haul van linked to the N train attack in Sunset Park.

Additionally, James complained, in a YouTube video, about the policies implemented by Mayor Eric Adams and criticized the subway system, which led the mayor to upscale security. “Mr. Mayor, I am a victim of your mental health program. I am now 63 years old, full of hatred, anger, and bitterness,” he said in a lengthy video.

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“Eric Adams, Eric Adams: What are you doing, brother? What’s going on with this homeless situation (…),” he added.

Likewise, he made comments about race. “These white motherf*ckers, this is what they do (…) Ultimately, at the end of the day, they kill and commit genocide against each other. What do you think they gonna do to your black ass?” he said in another video.

Frank James and the “race war”

The suspect also claimed that a race war would follow the current conflict in Europe. “And what are you going to do? You’re going to fight. And guess what? You’re going to die, because unlike President Zelensky in Ukraine, nobody has your back. The whole world is against you. And you’re against yourself. So why should you be alive again?”

Similarly, he defended acts of violence. “So, the message to me is: I should have gotten a gun, and just started shooting motherf*ckers,” he said.

Finally, law enforcement sources detailed to the New York Post that the key to James’ van was found at the crime scene, as well as a credit card that rented the vehicle in Philadelphia. “Cops believe James lived out of the U-Haul van because his clothes and personal care products were inside,” the media outlet highlighted.

Communism and black nationalism

In other posts on his Facebook profile, the alleged perpetrator of the shooting can be seen demanding that all white people be murdered, as well as sharing phrases from Fidel Castro against capitalism, and people connected to black nationalism and communism.

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