Law enforcement released the name and photo Monday of 28-year-old Ahmad Khan Rahami, who is “being sought in connection” with this weekend’s New York City bombing, according to NYPD Spokesman Peter Donald:
— ABC News (@ABC) September 19, 2016
The attack injured 29 people in New York City, although fortunately all of those wounded have already been released from hospitals.
According to ABC News:
Ahmad Khan Rahimi, DOB 1/23/88, is wanted by the FBI in connection with at least one NYC-area bombing, the FBI says. The address of a home being searched by FBI agents in Elizabeth, New Jersey is linked to a person with a similar name.
The wanted poster is below:
Wanted poster for 28-year-old Ahmad Rahami, via FBI pic.twitter.com/zE1hqLRrlk
— IJR (@TheIJR) September 19, 2016
Rahami was born in Afghanistan, is about 5’6 and 200 pounds, according to the wanted poster. He is a naturalized U.S. citizen.
According to the FBI’s wanted poster, Rahami should be considered armed and dangerous.
This is a breaking news story and will be updated as we learn more. Stay tuned to IJR.com for the latest developments.