We have multiple reports from Reuters and other sources that Ahmad Khan Rahami, the man who is the target of today’s manhunt, has been taken into police custody after a firefight with police in Linden, New Jersey.
We'll keep you updated.
DEVELOPING: Suspect wanted in New York City bombings reportedly in custody after shootout with police in New Jersey via NBC News/WNBC-TV— WGN Radio News (@WGNRadioNews) September 19, 2016
BREAKING: U.S. law enforcement official says man sought for questioning in NY, NJ explosions in custody after shootout.— AP Politics (@AP_Politics) September 19, 2016
BREAKING NEWS: New York/New Jersey bombing suspect Ahmad Khan Rahami is in custody after a shootout with police https://t.co/Xv9vCX2NLh— CNN International (@cnni) September 19, 2016
MORE: Sources: Ahmad Rahami was shot and is en route to hospital - @NBCInvestigates— NBC Nightly News (@NBCNightlyNews) September 19, 2016
JUST IN: Mayor: 1 officer shot, 1 injured during shootout with Ahmad Rahami in Linden, NJ; both expected to be OK; Rahami also shot.— NBC Nightly News (@NBCNightlyNews) September 19, 2016
Linden Mayor Derek Armstead told local reporters that Rahami was found sleeping in the hallway of a bar owner, who called the police to report the incident. When the police arrived, they recognized him, with a firefight ensuing. One officer was shot, but his bulletproof vest saved him. Officers retuned fire, shooting at Rahami several times. He was wounded in his shoulder.
Linden mayor to @ABC7NY: Rahami was found by an officer after a report of a person sleeping in a hallway of bar. Officer recognized him— Joshua Hoyos (@JoshuaHoyos) September 19, 2016
Linden Police official: suspect then fired on officer - officer's vest saved him. Responding officers then shot on Rahami several times.— Joshua Hoyos (@JoshuaHoyos) September 19, 2016
Linden police captain: Rahami was conscious and awake when he was on the ground— Joshua Hoyos (@JoshuaHoyos) September 19, 2016
Mayor of Linden says a bar owner called to report someone sleeping in his hallway. When officers arrived, they realized he was Rahami— Xana O'Neill (@xanaoneill) September 19, 2016
Linden, NJ mayor says suspect Ahmad Khan Rahami started shooting indiscriminately pic.twitter.com/0UGT6CNPsM— Fox News (@FoxNews) September 19, 2016