Officials Release Identity Of The Man Who Killed 8 In Lower Manhattan

Eight people are dead and a dozen more are wounded after a man drove a rental truck down a bike path Tuesday afternoon in Lower Manhattan. It is believed that the man drove down a bath path on the West Side Highway near Vasey Street and struck multiple bikers and vehicles before coming to a stop.

Officials have identified the man as 29-year-old Sayfullo Habibullaevic Saipovm from Tampa, Florida. It is believed Saipovm is a Uzbek national who came to the United States in 2010. Saipovn suffered two gun shot wounds including one to the abdomen. He is expected to survive.

Officials Release Identity Of The Man Who Killed 8 In Lower Manhattan

Video footage of Saipovm fleeing the scene can be seen in the video below: 

Saipovm drove down the bike path for 8 blocks before being stopped by a school bus driver. The driver put the bus in the path of the truck so he could not go any further.

One witness describes what he saw during the terrible event:

President Donald Trump tweeted about the event:

Learn more about the event below:

Originally taken from David Wolfe

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