According to the police, a man who had been wanted for attempted murder in a shooting incident that occurred three months ago was apprehended on the subway after he was caught smoking on the train. The incident was reported by The Messenger .
According to authorities, when Luis Jenkins was questioned by New York Police Department transit officers about smoking on the subway around 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday, he allegedly stated, “I’m a good kid living a good life.” This statement was reportedly made by Jenkins in his defense.
According to a report by the New York Daily News, when Jenkins’ name was checked by the police, they found out that he was wanted in connection with a shooting incident that took place in the Bronx back in June.
According to reports, Jenkins allegedly shot a 39-year-old man in the Morrisania area of the Bronx at approximately 5:15 p.m. on June 22. The victim was hit in the upper chest and required hospitalization, but fortunately survived the attack.
According to the New York Daily News, Jenkins was apprehended by transit cops soon after the incident. It was reported that he was identified as the suspect and taken into custody once the connection was made.
According to authorities, he was accused of both attempted murder and criminal possession of a weapon. Additionally, he received a violation for smoking on the subway, as reported by the news outlet.