NYC subway good Samaritan murder arrest

The NYPD has arrested a third teen and charged him with murder after a violent gang attack on New Year's Day led to the death of a good Samaritan who tried to rescue the victim from being stuck by a subway train.

According to authorities, around 2:30 a.m. on January 1, a group of people attacked a 38-year-old man on the B/D train platform at the Fordham Road station in the Bronx.

During the attack, the man, who was also threatened with a knife, fell onto the subway tracks.

Police say that is when Roland Hueston, 36, jumped onto the tracks in order to try and save the victim from being hit by an oncoming train. However, Hueston was struck by the train and killed.

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The 38-year-old was not hit by the train but suffered a broken arm.  He was treated at a nearby hospital and released.

Two suspects, a 16 and 17-year-old boy were already been arrested in connection to the case, and the NYPD said that another 17-year-old boy was arrested on January 20.

All three suspects are facing charges of murder, robbery, and gang assault, among other charges.