NY man arrested in fatal subway shove

New York - A New York man was arrested on Wednesday in the death of a subway passenger who was shoved onto the tracks ahead of an oncoming train at a station near Times Square earlier this week, police said.

Naeem Davis, a 30-year-old street vendor from Queens, was charged with one count of attempted murder, second degree, and one count of murder with depraved indifference, second degree, police said.

File image - A commuter looks out from a subway train as he waits for it to depart from the station in the Brooklyn Borough of New York. Credit: Reuters

He is accused of pushing the victim, a 58-year-old man, onto the tracks as the southbound Q subway pulled into the station at 49th Street, police said. - Reuters