Manhattan: Reports attacker screamed Allahu Akbar, ran over cyclists killing 8, one man in custody

Manhattan Truck Driver Terrorist Identified

Sayfullo Habibullaevic Saipov – Manhattan Muslim Terrorist

Several officials have identified the New York City truck attacker who killed eight people and injured others as 29-year-old Sayfullo Saipov from Tampa, Fla.

Although New York officials during Tuesday’s official press conference declined to list any details about the suspect other than the fact that he is a 29-year-old male and not from New York, several officials told ABC News that the suspect is Saipov from Florida.

CBS News also confirmed that the attacker’s full name is Sayfullo Habibullaevic Saipov.

Sayfullo Saipov, Manhattan Muslim Terrorist being arrested.

Update 2: Source: Lower Manhattan suspect yelled ‘allah akhbar’

More.. Police sources are stating the attacker shouted “Allahu Akbar”

The suspect, who was shot by police, then plowed his car into multiple people on the path, killing up to six and injuring several others, according to cops.

He continued driving south and hit another car, then got out and displayed “imitation firearms,” police said.

The man then shouted, “Allahu Akbar,” according to police sources.

Update: Reports are stating the perp had imitation handguns.

A gunman opened fire from a Home Depot truck that apparently plowed down four riders on a bike path Tuesday off the Hudson River in Lower Manhattan, eyewitnesses said.

The NYPD reported one man was in custody after initial reports of gunfire set off a mad scramble in the downtown area.

Witnesses reported seeing a gunman firing from inside a Home Depot truck, and video showed a truck from the home improvement store sitting on a median.

More… Bloodbath in downtown NYC after driver shoots pedestrians from his car

More at the Daily Mail

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  • Drunk by Noon ✓

    ‘Truck of Peace’ again?

    • Could just be someone pissed off at Bike Lanes.

      • Drunk by Noon ✓

        Hell, that could be anyone!

      • El Martyachi ✓ᴴᵉˡᶦᶜᵒᵖᵗᵉʳᶦˢᵗ

        I’ve not left the house today!

  • canminuteman

    I know a lot of cyclists piss off drivers, but this is a bit extreme.

    • It’s crossed my mind.

      • Dave

        More than once, I bet.

  • Scaramouche

    It’s being reported as a possible terrorist attack.

    • The FBI is investigating, remember this De Blasio’s NYC so nothing bad will be said about Islam.

    • Alain

      Bet that report soon disappears.

  • ontario john

    CNN is now reporting six dead. He drove about 10 blocks down a walking path. but please remember, it has nothing to do with Islam. As the Toronto police chief once said, we must not start that Islamophobic nonsense.

    • David Murrell

      The perp could be an anti-abortion Christian, yelling “allah akbar!”. The di Blasio police will stall, hmm and haw, and by the time they declare the perp a Muslim, weeks will have gone by.

      • ontario john

        I’m waiting for CNN to make a Trump connection.

  • ontario john

    I’m sure glad all those thousands of muslims coming into Canada, are given an extensive 15 minute interview. Little Justin has promised to protect us.

    • The Deplorable Rosenmops

      The CBC assures us they are Ok.

      • ontario john

        The CBC and CTV networks will be ramping up their Islamophobia is running rampant in Canada stories.

        • mobuyus

          The have that on a permanent loop.

        • Alain

          They have to wait until it becomes impossible to continue ignoring his identify.

  • FoxNews: NYC attack suspect shouted ‘Allah Akbar’ after exiting vehicle, NYPD says

  • moraywatson

    Well, muslimas are forbidden from riding bicycles. So bike paths are a good place to target unbelievers.

    https://islamqa.info/en/152058

  • The Buddhist Butterfly

    Media headline about Muslims fearing backlash in 3, 2, …

    • As I type!

      • ontario john

        Time to bring out the flowers and candles. And of course they can have Billy Joel come out and play the piano. Followed by the usual muslims laying flowers, and saying it has nothing to do with Islam.

    • Shame to disappoint them yet again.

  • CBC’s headline: 6 dead, others hurt after motorist drives onto NYC bike path

    • Al_the_Fish

      CNN now reporting 8 dead. I guess it’s time to ban all motorist. Or cars, or trucks.

      • Norman_In_New_York

        Politicians would love that. Gives them an open road for their limousines.

    • Alain

      Unidentified “motorist” I wager coming from the CBC.

      • No doubt a migrant with a tragic story…

        • Drunk by Noon ✓

          Motives uncertain!

        • The Deplorable Rosenmops

          He felt excluded!

          • ontario john

            Rev. Al Sharpton will hold a rally to deplore the incredible pressure this young man felt from white colonialism.

          • terrence22

            and he felt he was/is a VICTIM of ISLAMOPHOBIA

    • The Buddhist Butterfly

      The AAA must be made to pay for this!

  • FoxNews on the talkin’ picher box says 8 dead now.

    OTOH it’s Sheppie and he gets easily excited.

  • SDMatt

    ‘Appy Allahween!!!

    (stole this from an Ann Coulter tweet stream)

  • Hard Little Machine

    Well let’s hope it was only white children that way the news will go completely silent and liberals will rush to shovel money at his defense fund.

  • favill

    I’m of two minds on this issue. One part of me feels badly for these victims of the Jihad, because as a human being I can imagine the horror and pain they must have felt just before they died and the feelings of loss their loved ones will feel when they find/found out about the deaths of their loved ones. However, the other part of me feels that these victims probably opposed Trump, probably cheered when the left-wing judges stalled Trump’s executive order banning immigrants from certain Muslim countries, probably voted for Hillary, they were probably eco-freaks (hint: they were riding bicycles in late Oct), pooh-poohed the warnings of Islamic jihad, and probably thought Obama was a great president….so, that part of me isn’t all that unhappy they died, especially in a left-wing city like New York.

    • Manhattan hates Trump no question.

      • terrence22

        and mayor de Blasio especially hates Trump

  • Drunk by Noon ✓

    INFIDEL LIVES MATTER!

    We need a bunch of large non-Muslims to start storming mosques, during services, and stage a disruption against Islamic terrorism.
    Follow the entire “white privilege” playbook.
    You may not be an extremist mr. good Muslim, but you benefit from the terror spread by the Muslim terrorists.
    They must publicly DENOUNCE Islamic terrorism and make sizable financial contributions to Pam Geller and Robert Spencer.
    That last part is from the Jessie Jackson’s corporate shakedown manual.

  • marty_p

    Breaking News – NYC Muslims fear backlash.
    Time to ban bike lanes and bike paths.

  • ontario john

    And now a preview of Justin Trudeau’s statement. Ummmm, ahhhh, diversity is our strength, Ummmm, ahhhh, how awful, Ummmmm, See my socks!!

  • Gary

    One media outlet is reporting it a road-rage plus mental illness while another said that the driver got out of the truck and praised god in arabic .

    Thank You Linda Sarsour ….you now have your JIHAD crusades against the USA and Trump .

  • Raymond Hietapakka

    ..and I always thought that the Home Depot courtesy truck was such a great idea…

  • tom_billesley

    Cops say they recovered a paint ball gun and a pellet gun.

  • Norman_In_New_York

    The statements by Cuomo and DeBlasio were nauseating in their condescention.

    • tom_billesley

      There’s a lot of Russian spoken in Uzbekistan. Alert the FBI and the media.

      • ntt1

        there is your trump tie in right there cuomos retarded brother will really run with that.

  • Raymond Hietapakka
    • Damn good to know!

      • Ironically the only type of “collusion” with Russia that Trump was seeking was collusion in terms of fighting Islamic terrorism. And I assume that wasn’t just in terms of a military response on the battlefield, but also in terms of sharing critical intelligence to prevent these sorts of attacks on civilian targets in the West.

        But the Dems, in collusion with establishment Republicans like the treasonous slander-monger John McCain, derailed any possibility for that to occur. Probably forever. I hope you are reflecting on that Mr. McCain as you go to meet your Maker and give account for your actions…

  • Cuomo called this a “lone wolf ” attack.

    That’s helpful.

    • JoKeR
      • Why so few of them?

        • I’m a “lone wolf”. In fact as I write, I have a large print of a lone Canadian timber wolf hanging across from me on my wall (about five feet x four feet large). It’s a beautiful print — the wolf is standing in a shallow stream during the spring melt observing the landscape. It’s been hanging there for ten years and perfectly reflects who I am at this point in my life. Although somebody once told me that it looks like a female wolf.

          Funny, it’s never inspired me to rent a truck and kill a bunch of innocent people. The only thing it’s reminded me of is how much I miss hiking in the wilderness and convening with God and nature.

          • My dog (God rest his furry soul) was part wolf.

            He never once drove a truck into a crowd.

            He may have jumped onto said crowd but I think that he was trying to be friendly, as was his wont.

  • tom_billesley

    US President Donald Trump called the attacker “a very sick and deranged person.”
    Nah. Just a common-or-garden muzzloid.

    • Alain

      Then that is very disappointing. I expected better from him.

  • mauser 98
  • Brett McS

    I can understand a jihadi having imitation guns in Australia or GB where guns are harder to obtain, but why in the US?

    • Clink9

      He wanted suicide by cop.

    • Because they’re cooperating with the Dem’s “anti-gun” narrative as much as possible. Las Vegas should have made that clear to everyone once for all. Islamists are not stupid — they’ve studied our politics and know our weaknesses, they know the issues that they can exploit to advance their cause. They understand that Americans (especially on the Left) are more concerned with image — not substance — in fighting the Jihad. Hence its a winning strategy for the Jihad. The long-term value of terrorism isn’t so much in terms of body count, but in terms of how it can invoke terror in the general population while at the same time providing Westerners the opportunity to rationalize it politically and culturally in order to invoke “surrender”.

      Something like that, anyway.

  • terrence22

    Apparently, de Blasio did not listen to “moderate” imam about the threat of terrorists in NYC

    http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2017/10/top-reformist-imam-warned-nyc-mayor-de-blasio-terror-threats-nothing-ignored/