New York Bombing Suspect Undergoing Surgery, Condition Unknown

An image of Ahmad Khan Rahami, who is wanted for questioning in connection with an explosion in New York City, is seen in a poster released by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
Ahmad Khan Rahami, who is wanted for questioning in connection with an explosion in New York City, is seen in a poster released by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

New York bombing suspect Ahmad Khan Rahami is undergoing surgery after being shot by police and apprehended in New Jersey, Union County Prosecutor Grace Park said at a press conference on Monday.

Rahami was a suspect in three separate weekend incidents in the New York metropolitan area.

“My understanding is that the suspect is currently undergoing surgery, but unfortunately I don’t have any further details on his condition,” Park told reporters.

State Police New York, New Jersey Bombing Suspect Rahami Shot by Police Earlier on Monday, two Linden, New Jersey police officers confronted and shot Rahami outside a bar.

One officer was struck in an exchange of gunfire and a second was injured by glass, but neither is in critical condition, Park explained. On Saturday night, an explosion in New York City’s Chelsea neighborhood injured 29 people. A second device was discovered on nearby 23rd Street.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.