Chelsea Bombing Suspect Identified
The FBI and New York Police are searching for a 28-year-old man in connection with the bomb blast that injured 29 people in Chelsea on Saturday night, officials say. Ahmad Khan Rahami is a US citizen from New Jersey, but was born in Afghanistan. Officials warn he could be armed and dangerous.
Mayor Bill de Blasio told CNN, “We need to get this guy in right away. My experience is once the FBI zeroes in on someone, they will get them.”
Some sources are reporting that this could be connected to a possible terrorist cells in New York and/or New Jersey.
“I suspect there may be a foreign connection,” Gov. Andrew Cuomo told CBS News. “That’s what we are hearing today, as the investigation goes on.”
We'll keep you posted with details as we get them.
[UPDATED INFO VIA THE NEW YORK POST]