"This was an act of terror," Bill de Blasio, mayor of New York, said following a tragic attack in which a truck mowed down pedestrians and bike riders along a popular path in Lower Manhattan. The suspect was shot by police after reportedly waving guns around and shouting "Allahu Akbar," Arabic for "God is great." Officials later recovered a paintball gun and pellet gun from the scene.
— Amichai Stein (@AmichaiStein1) October 31, 2017
Saipov arrived in the US 2010 from Uzbekistan, published reports suggest, and has been living in Tampa, Florida. According to the man's driver license he was born in February 1988.
— New York City Alerts (@NYCityAlerts) October 31, 2017
— Edward (@DonKlericuzio) October 31, 2017