Five tipsters will split a $50,000 reward for providing police with information that led to the arrest of the suspect in Tuesday's mass shooting on a New York City subway train, officials said.

The alleged gunman in the shooting, 62-year-old Frank James, was taken into custody on the streets of Manhattan Wednesday afternoon, about 30 hours after 10 people were shot on a Brooklyn N train. 

While the manhunt was underway, police urged the public for help in locating the suspect. New York Police Department detectives identified five people whose tips  

The five good Samaritans, who have not been publicly identified, will evenly split a combined $50,000 worth of Crime Stoppers rewards provided by the Police Foundation 

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority and Transport Workers Union Local 100. Crime Stoppers rewards are distributed upon the arrest and indictment of an individual.

"We appreciate all of those who responded to our call for information to locate this suspect, including all of those whose tips did not pan out," NYPD Commissioner  

Keechant Sewell said in a statement. "We urged the public to join us in this effort to find this suspect and New Yorkers stepped up."

A cellphone alert with James' description went out to New York City residents at 10:21 a.m. Wednesday, and multiple sightings followed as the suspect wandered the streets of lower Manhattan.