Transcript for Suspect caught in fatal NYC subway shooting that left 1 dead
- The NYPD is now looking to question a man after that deadly attack on the subway. Authorities say a Goldman Sachs employee going to Sunday brunch was suddenly shot and killed at random. Tonight, what the surveillance shows and the gun, how quickly it was resold. That gun now recovered tonight. ABC's Janai Norman here in New York.
JANAI NORMAN: Authorities tonight identifying a person they want to question in that random, unprovoked attack on a New York City subway. Seen here in new surveillance images they say is a 25-year-old Brooklyn man with nearly 20 prior arrests. Witnesses say the gunman was pacing in the last car of a Manhattan-bound train Sunday morning before suddenly opening fire, killing 48-year-old Daniel Enriquez, an analyst at Goldman Sachs, who was on his way to brunch.
GRISELDA DA VILE: This could be anybody. That's the point that's horrific. At 11:40 in the morning, this man got on the train with the intent to kill somebody.
JANAI NORMAN: Other passengers ran for their lives.
PASSENGER: Our car cleared out relatively quickly, and so I just started following everyone else. Everyone isn't running for no reason.
JANAI NORMAN: Investigators believe the suspect escaped when the train arrived at the station, revealing today they've recovered the gun, saying the shooter gave the murder weapon to a homeless man, who then sold it for $10. This latest shooting coming just 6 weeks after 10 people were shot on a subway in Brooklyn.
ERIC ADAMS: It is the worst nightmare. You're sitting down, going to brunch, going to visit a family member. A person walks up to you and shoots you for no reason.
- Well, David, there were no subway shootings here in New York City at this point last year. But already this year, 14 people have been shot on the city's transit system, an uptick in gun violence being seen nationwide. Mayor Adams now pushing to put gun scanners at a key transit hub to try to help police seize more illegal weapons. David.
DAVID MUIR: Yeah. This has really been unsettling for New Yorkers. Janai, thank you.
This transcript has been automatically generated and may not be 100% accurate.