BREAKING: Bombing Suspect Rahami Arrested In NJ After Shootout

After the explosions in Manhattan and Elizabeth, NJ, a man is in custody after a shootout with the police.

Reportedly, two officers have been injured. One was shot, and another struck by a car, after responding to reports that an active shooter was firing at cars in Linden, NJ. Linden is just south of Elizabeth.

Screen Shot 2016-09-19 at 10.29.43 AM Screen Shot 2016-09-19 at 10.31.07 AMPolice said the suspect was detained.  Sources told NBC News the suspect was identified as Rahami, a 28-year-old Elizabeth, NJ resident suspected in a series of explosions in New Jersey and New York over the weekend.

Officers also found a “suspicious package.” The bomb squad and explosive-sniffing dogs have been called in.

Stay tuned as we will post breaking updates as we have them.



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