According to an indictment filed Friday, James was indicted connected 1 number of violent onslaught and different unit against a wide proscription strategy and 1 number of discharging a firearm during a transgression of violence.
The wide shooting near 10 radical with gunshot wounds and 19 others injured. Authorities said the suspect enactment connected a state mask, deployed a state canister and began shooting, firing astatine slightest 33 times. James was arrested the time aft the shooting. Details of a imaginable motive person not been released.
CNN has reached retired to his lawyer for comment.
James, who has a lengthy transgression history, was linked to YouTube videos successful which helium talked about unit and wide shootings.
Many of the videos that James uploaded included references to violence, including astatine a acceptable radical of radical who helium believed had maligned him, successful summation to wide societal and radical groups that helium appeared to hate.
In 1 video posted online successful February, helium criticized a program by New York City Mayor Eric Adams' medication to code information and homelessness successful the subway successful portion done an expanded beingness of intelligence wellness professionals.
In that racist and rambling recording, James, who is Black, said the caller effort was "doomed to fail" and described his ain antagonistic acquisition with metropolis wellness workers during a erstwhile "crisis of intelligence health."
In different video, James ranted astir maltreatment successful churches and racism successful the workplace, utilizing misogynistic and racist language. In his videos, helium repeatedly espoused hatred toward African Americans.
If convicted connected the national counts, James would look a maximum condemnation of beingness successful situation for each count.