Suspect charged with terrorism in NYC attack
Sayfullo Saipov, a 29-year-old Uzbek national, was charged with carrying out the Tuesday truck attack in Manhattan in the name of ISIS.
The charges include material support of a terrorist organization — ISIS — and "willful disregard for the safety of human life that resulted in multiple deaths."
The criminal complaint against Saipov says he planned an attack on U.S. soil for a year and decided to use a truck two months ago, influenced by ISIS. The complaint says Saipov chose to attack on Halloween because he believed the streets would be crowded and rented a truck on October 22 to practice his route.