Posted on February 13, 2024

Illegal Alien Charged with Attempted Murder for Shooting Woman in Times Square

John Binder, Breitbart, February 12, 2024


Jesus Alejandro Rivas-Figueroa, an illegal alien from Venezuela, was arrested and charged with attempted murder Friday after he was caught on camera Thursday in Times Square seemingly shooting a 38-year-old female tourist from Brazil.


According to the New York City Police Department (NYPD), Rivas-Figueroa was shoplifting at a sporting goods store in Times Square on February 8 when a security guard stopped him.

On surveillance footage, Rivas-Figueroa can be seen opening fire and shooting the female tourist, hitting her in the leg {snip}

While fleeing, NYPD officers said Rivas-Figueroa fired at them, but he did not hit any of them or any passersby in Midtown Manhattan.


Rivas-Figueroa had been living in a taxpayer-funded migrant shelter on Manhattan’s Upper West Side and was reportedly involved in a separate armed robbery in the Bronx that occurred in January, as well as a shooting in Midtown Manhattan.