Bronx Man Charged in Subway Murder

By Sasha Gonzales
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A Bronx man was charged with second-degree murder Sunday in the killing of his ex-wife’s boyfriend inside the East 167th St./Grand Concourse subway station, authorities said.

Rafael Hollis, 29, also faces charges of manslaughter, criminal possession of a weapon and acting in a manner injurious to a child. The shooting happened in front of Hollis’ son, who was at the subway with his mother and her new boyfriend, victim James Cubille.

Rafael Hollis

Hollis shot the 25-year-old in his chest following an argument with his ex-wife, officials said.

He fled from the station but later turn himself in, officials said.


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Sasha Gonzales is a Staff Writer for Bronx Justice News covering breaking news and crime. A Bronx native, Sasha is an avid photographer, museum-goer, and reader. She lives in Kingsbridge.