Transcript for Knife-Wielding Minnesota Mall Assailant Likely a 'Lone Attacker'
This morning President Obama saying the FBI is investigating this stabbing Rampage and Minnesota mall has. A potential act of terrorism. We will direct the full resources the federal government. To make sure that the investigation. Goes forward. Aggressively. Nine people were stabbed Saturday when authorities say a knife wielding a sailing 22 year old day here a Don. Dressed in a security guards uniform and violently attacked. Yeah yeah he's started striking one in the back of the head and police say he also worked for two a lot during his spree. There was at least one. Victim who was asked if they were Muslim after five minutes at hair an off duty police officer shooting and killing the suspect. He and Malone. That was the suspect's father confirming the news overnight speaking through a translator. Also responding to the claim from ice this at Don was a soldier of the Islamic state. Acting in response to calls to target as citizens. Are you where prices saying that he was a solo turn. And little did today in the united you can do we wanted to. And killed the local market. Local Muslim leaders speaking out in reaction he's a spread. Of aids. Save IC's. Am President Obama also saying there is no intelligent at this point connecting in Minnesota stabbing it to the weekend's bombings in new York New Jersey. Lauren Lister ABC news Los Angeles.
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