Manhunt Intensifies for Turkey Nightclub Terrorist

Authorities have released new photos of the man who allegedly gunned down 39 people on New Year's Eve in Turkey.
2:07 | 01/03/17

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Thank you. Now overseas to the manhunt for the terrorist who gunned down 39 people on new year's eve in Turkey. Y ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack. Aleaks Marquardt is live on the scene in istanbul. Good morning, Alex. Reporter: Turkish authorities believe they're closing in on that suspect. Lots of details this morning. The police sources say they have the name but are not revealing it. The suspect is from kirg Stan. This is the face of the alleged killer. As he strolls through one of istanbul's central squares, just a few days before the attack. New images of the suspect, whose name hasn't been revealed, and new details about how he did it. Reportedly taking a taxi just before midnight to the upscale nightcl nightclub. He shot bullets that were used by ak-47s, using six clips. The gun, police sources tell us, is not from Turkey. Adding that the attacker also used flares to illuminate his targets. Here, he appears to be take off his jacket. Sources tell us they believe he changed his appearance to help his escape. Then pretended to be wounded and limped to blend in. He escaped in another taxi, going less than half a mile before getting out carefully, looking around, and walking away slowly. Behind him, carnage. Among the wounded, 35-year-old American Jake rock, in istanbul on vacation. He was shot in the leg and pretended to be dead. He was flown home to the U.S. Allky say is it's a massive tragedy. This is very unfortunate. Reporter: With ISIS now CLA claiming responsibility, they're sending a clear message. As they're peat beating back in Iraq and Syria we can expect more attacks like this here in Turkey and beyond. We have the latest on the

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