The suspect arrested in today’s New York City truck attack has been identified as 29-year-old Sayfullo Saipov, a resident of Tampa, FL, according to ABC News.
JUST IN: Suspect in NYC attack identified as 29-year-old Sayfullo Saipov from Tampa, FL, multiple law enforcement officials tell @ABC.
— ABC News (@ABC) October 31, 2017
Saipov reportedly shouted “Allahu Akbar” after exiting the vehicle used to run down dozens of people in a Manhattan bike lane just hours ago, according to the Daily Beast. He was shot and subdued by an NYPD officer, who is unnamed at this time.
Court records produced by NJ.com say Saipov listed an address in Paterson, New Jersey when stopped by police in 2012 and 2015.
— Amichai Stein (@AmichaiStein1) October 31, 2017
Saipov, a native of Uzbekistan, has been in the United States since 2010, according to NJ.com.
This is a developing story.