Suspect in fatal NYC subway shooting of Goldman Sachs employee is in custody

, 2022-05-24 13:12:08,

This image released by the New York City Police Department shows an unidentified man who police are looking for in connection with the shooting death of a passenger on a subway train Sunday morning, May 22, 2022.

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A suspect in the fatal shooting of a Goldman Sachs employee in what police say was an unprovoked attack on a New York City subway train is in custody on Tuesday.

Andrew Abdullah, 25, was seen arriving at the NYPD’s 5th Precinct in Manhattan after being wanted on a murder charge, NBC New York reported on Tuesday.

Abdullah being in police custody reportedly followed his failure to surrender to authorities, according to NBC New York. Police sources had earlier on Tuesday said Abdullah was in custody, but a planned press conference to announce his surrender was called off.

Abdullah allegedly opened fire on the Manhattan-bound Q train around 11:50 a.m. on Sunday, killing Daniel Enriquez, 48, of Brooklyn, police said.

Officers were called to the Canal Street Station and found Enriquez with a gunshot wound to the torso. He was taken to Bellevue Hospital, where he later died, officials said. 

New York Police Chief of Department Kenneth Corey said in a news conference Sunday that Enriquez was seated in the last car of the train when the suspect opened fire. Witnesses reported that a person who had been pacing the train car pulled out a gun and shot Enriquez, though there appeared to be no provocation. 

His sister Griselda Vile told NBC News that Enriquez was the son of Mexican immigrants who obtained a master’s degree from New York University and worked at Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley.

“He started playing guitar and piano during Covid-19. He was learning Brazilian Portuguese. He completed our family genealogy for the past 400 years,” Vile said.

“We were…

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