What We Know About NYC Bombing Suspect

Details emerge about the life of Ahmad Khan Rahami.
3:00 | 09/19/16

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As we reported at the top here authorities aren't the suspect's home right now authorities revealing they have discovered more of those devices we are also learning more. About the suspect's past the family owning a fried chicken restaurant claiming they were discriminated against because they are Muslim. ABC's chief investigative correspondent Brian Ross tonight. Authorities tonight tell ABC news Ahmad raw Humi is refusing to answer any questions or even give his name. As the FBI builds its case against the Afghan born naturalized US citizen. We have every reason to believe this was an act of terror as a teenager raw Humi attended high school in Edison New Jersey. Where he graduated in 2007. And was remembered as a clean cut kid entrusted in sports and girls. Ahmed had a girlfriend. Who became pregnant who was far along in her pregnancy at the prom. And I know she ended up they end up giving birth to a baby girl. After a year a junior college for a hunley ended up working at the family restaurant first American fried chicken and Elizabeth, New Jersey. The need for the family second floor apartment which the FBI searched today. In 2011. His family sued the city of Elizabeth. Claiming discrimination against Muslims because the city imposed a 10 o'clock closing time on the restaurant we had some code enforcement problems. And noise complaints there was other trouble. Court records reviewed by ABC news show raw honey was accused in 2014. Of stabbing a relative in the leg. But a grand jury failed to indict him. And US officials tell ABC news tonight that over the last few years Ra homily traveled to Afghanistan and Pakistan. Including almost a year beginning in quite a Pakistan and between April 2013. And march 2014. Later telling authorities he had a wife in Pakistan. If they spent more than a few days in Greece's suspicions that while they were there. They will have been recruited by terrorist groups friends say he was a changed man when he came home from Afghanistan but if his goal is to become a big time terrorist Rahal on the it was a failure authorities say surveillance cameras spotted him planting in the first on the New York City Saturday night and then also saw him at the second location a short time later even more revealing the bomb that did not explode was connected to a soulful. Which the FBI was able in only a few hours to track right back to run. All right so let's get right to Brian Ross tonight because were those devices discovered in his home a lot of them as you were telling me this question those so many people have was he acting alone. Well so far there's been no indication of a large scale full blown terror cell but officials say they do have these other devices in the search of the home. And the remains an open question of whether he had accomplices who helped him in some ways and late tonight David the first charges filed against them by the Union County prosecutor for attempted murder because of that shootout with police Brian Ross with us tonight Brian thank you.

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