Naeem Davis Arrested For NYC Subway Murder, Reportedly Implicates Self

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Naeem Davis was arrested and implicated himself Tuesday in the death of a New Yorker who was pushed onto subway tracks and killed by a train, according to reports.

Police recovered security video of a man fitting the description of the suspect working with street vendors near Rockefeller Center, NYPD spokesman Paul Browne said.

NYC Subway Push Killer Suspect

"The individual we talked to made statements implicating himself in the incident," Browne said, declining to elaborate on what Davis allegedly said about the incident.

Witnesses told investigators they saw the suspect talking to himself Monday afternoon before he approached Ki-Suck Han at the Times Square station.

The suspect got into an altercation with him (below) and pushed him into the train's path.

Police took the man into custody Tuesday, but no charges are expected to be announced until Wednesday. He has been identified as 30-year-old Naeem Davis.

Han, 58, of Queens, died shortly after being struck by the tran. Police said he tried to climb a few feet to safety but got trapped between the train and the platform's edge.

Police sought information from hundreds of straphangers at the subway station and spent 20 minutes interviewing witness Leigh Weingus, WCBS-TV says.

"It was horrifying, it was terrible," she told the station, adding that people on the platform were yelling to stop the train because of the man on the tracks.

The New York Post published a photo on its front page Tuesday of Han with his head turned toward the train, arms reaching up but unable to climb up in time.

It was shot by freelance photographer R. Umar Abbasi, who was waiting to catch a train.

Abbasi said in an audio clip on the Post's website that he had tried the flash on his camera to try to warn the train driver that someone was on the tracks.

He said he wasn't strong enough to lift Han: "I wanted to help the man, but I couldn't figure out how to help," Abbasi said. "It all happened so fast."

Emotional and ethical questions arose over the photo of the helpless man standing before the train accompanied by a headline that read in part: "This man is about to die."

Whitney danielle pyant

More information and more witnesses are backing up Davis. Witnesses said they saw bothering him and following him. Han wife also reported that her husband was drunk and left angry. The police found an empty pint bottle of vodka.

Vitaly yazmir

One muslim bastard push innocent man under the train while other muslim bastard filming that innocent man die! No help, no mercy! There is no place for muslims between humans! Kick muslims back to deserts they came from!!!

@ Vitaly Yazmir

A Jewish bastard called Israel Keyes, a mass murderer, killed more than 8 humans was arrested in Alaska! Vitaly Yazmir! you Jewish bastard GO HOME TO ISRAEL!

Ryan r williams
@ Vitaly Yazmir

There's nothing in the article that mentions that either person is Muslim. Yet, that doesn't keep you from making assumptions. Arab Christians have Arabic names, as do some athiest. The assumption I can make off of your name is that you're Israeli, but then again, maybe that would explain the vitriol that you're spewing. I'm not sure if there's medical help for your condition. Prejudice and racism can't be cured with a pill unfortunately. Maybe therapy will help. The man died from an unfortunate and terrible situation. Please at least show some type of respect by not turning this into a religious matter. The situation is sad enough already that it had to happen in the first place.

@ Ryan R. Williams

Did you say an unfortunate and terrible situation? If the guy was hit by lightning then that would be unfortunate! If the was hit by a car that would be terrible! The guy was Murdered! Unfortunate my ass!