Man, fatally shot at subway station on Grand Concourse

Man, fatally shot at subway station on Grand Concourse
Man, fatally shot at subway station on Grand Concourse

By EDWIN SOTO


On 10/4/2019 at around 6:30 pm The shooting happened in the mezzanine area of the B & D Lines at 167th St. & Grand Concourse station. It started with a dispute between a 25-year-old James Cubille and a woman who had her child with her.

During the dispute, another man was with the woman at the time, shot the child's father 25-year-old James Cubille in the stomach, he expired at the hospital.

The man fled from the station and ran north up the Grand Concourse. Police blocked all entrances to the subway on all corners.

Detectives were seen going up and down the stairs. Police say they'll be able to see how it all unfolded.

"This took place in the mezzanine right in front of the token booth, so we've got pretty good video, said NYPD Chief of Transit, Edward Delatorre. "We're downloading it now and once we have that video will be able to go further."

The MTA accommodated the NYPD's request to bypass the station while they investigated.
Police say they are ensuring the safety of the woman and child who was not hurt, on Sunday police arrested Rafael Hollis,29 yrs. old in connection with Cubille Death.

Pictures by Edwin Soto