Terrorist suspect filmed being placed in an ambulance in Linden, New Jersey after shootout with police

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Ahmad Khan Rahami, a suspect in the explosion that injured 29 in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan over the weekend, is in custody after a shootout with the police in Linden, New Jersey, a senior law enforcement official told NBC New York.

The 28-year-old‘s arrest comes two days after an explosion on the night of Sept. 17 rocked Manhattan. Shortly after, another homemade bomb—a pressure cooker with wiring and a cell phone attached—was found a few blocks away. Earlier in the day, a smaller explosion in Seaside Park, New Jersey, was caused by “pipe bomb-style device,” but did not injure anyone. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) issued a wanted notice for Rahami this morning that went out as a phone alert in the New York area.

On Sunday night (Sept. 18) two men found a backpack containing wires and a pipe, which authorities determined were five explosives, on a municipal garbage can in Elizabeth. One of the devices exploded while being disarmed by a police robot. Later in the evening, five people were stopped in a car in New Jersey as they were about to cross the Verrazano-Narrows bridge, on their way to the airport. The men, believed to be from the same family, were questioned by the FBI in Manhattan in connection to the bombing, though FBI said “no one has been charged with any crime.”

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