Authorities started a fierce search Monday morning for the first person sought in connection with weekend bombings in New York City and New Jersey.
Ahmad Khan Rahami, 28, is the first person identified in connection with the bombings. New York City Mayor de Blasio said Rahami is believed to be armed and dangerous.
The FBI took five people with possible links to the Chelsea explosion into custody Sunday night in Brooklyn as authorities shut down a busy New Jersey rail station after finding multiple pipe bombs in a garbage can, police and New Jersey officials said.
Meanwhile, the guy who stabbed nine people at a Minnesota mall was a “Somali-American.” ISIS has claimed responsibility for that attack — but, so far, apparently not the bombings in NYC and NJ.
I believe Dana may have something to say about President Obama’s reaction — or lack thereof — to all this.
UPDATE: Ahmad Khan Rahami has been taken into custody after a shootout with police in Linden, New Jersey.