Woman dies after being shoved into oncoming train at Times Square station

NEW YORK — A woman died Saturday morning after a man pushed her in front of an oncoming Manhattan subway train, police confirmed.

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A male suspect is in custody, WABC-TV reported.

The incident occurred shortly after 9:30 a.m. inside the Times Square-42nd Street subway station, WNBC reported.

The victim, who is Asian, was pronounced dead at the scene, and it was not immediately clear if the suspect and victim were known to one another, the TV station reported.

According to police, the suspect has four prior arrests, but the nature of those incidents was not released, WNBC reported.

Police have not yet publicly identified the victim or suspect.

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