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Breaking: New York bomb suspect arrested after shootout
Ahmad Khan Rahami after shootout

Breaking: New York bomb suspect arrested after shootout

The Afghanistan-born American wanted in connection with a bomb attack in New York has been detained by police after a shootout.

Ahmad Khan Rahami was injured before being taken into custody in Linden in connection with the explosion in Manhattan.It is believed he could be linked to other bombs found in New York and New Jersey.

WABC-TV footage showed him being loaded into an ambulance on a stretcher but is conscious and looking around.

Two officers were wounded in the gun battle but were not believed to have been seriously hurt, authorities said.

Linden Mayor Derek Armstead said that the owner of a bar reported someone asleep in the doorway of his establishment.

A police officer went to investigate and recognized the man as Rahami, police and the mayor said. More details later

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