News Update!!: St. Cloud, MN: Latest Information: Terrorist Act at Crossroads Center.

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News Update!!: St. Cloud, MN: Latest Information: Terrorist Act at Crossroads Center.

Here is the latest information regarding the terrorist act involving a knife at the Crossroads Center in St. Cloud, Minnesota that occurred on Saturday, September 17th, 2016.

** As of 10:20am PT on Tuesday, September 20th, 2016: **

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The identity of the suspect in a terror stabbing spreeat at the Crossroads Center was released by the St. Cloud Police Department as 20 year old Dahir Ahmed Adan from St. Cloud, Minnesota.
The suspect reportedly entered Crossroads Center wearing a private security uniform and began stabbed at least 10 people.
The suspect was later shot and killed by an off-duty law enforcement officer.
Authorities called this “potential act of terrorism” at Crossroads Center.
According to the St. Cloud Police Department, the suspect asked a person if they were Muslim and made references to Allah while carrying out the stabbings attacks.
The 10 people wounded suffered none life-threatening injuries.
An ISIS-affiliated media outlet claimed the attacker was a “soldier” of the terror group.

** As of 11:10am PT on Sunday, September 18th, 2016: **

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Authorities have gave an update on the terrorist act at Crossroads Center during a afternoon news briefing.

At least 9 people were injured, including a late walk in, but their injuries were all not life-threatening wounds.

The suspect was been shot and killed by an off-duty law enforcement officer.

St. Cloud PD Chief Anderson said from the first 911 call until “subject was eliminated” was 5 minutes. Suspect shot and killed by off duty cop.

St. Cloud Mayor David Kleis calls off-duty law enforcement officer a hero and said that he prevented additional injuries and potential loss of life.

Authorities have not released the identity of the suspect.

Several search warrants have been issued in the St. Cloud, Minnesota area and the vehicle of the suspect, found in the Crossroads Center parking lot, is being investigated.

 

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** As of 10:40am PT on Sunday, September 18th, 2016: **

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NBC News is reporting that according to global security firm Flashpoint Intelligence, an ISIS-affiliated news outlet claimed that the attacker was “a soldier of the Islamic State.”

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is only saying that we are investigating this as a “potential act of terrorism.”

The terrorist act occurred at around 8:00pm CT on Saturday, September 17th, 2016 when a person armed with a knife who entered the Crossroads Center in St. Cloud, Minnesota and went on an attack on people inside the Crossroads Center.

Authorities say a man dressed as a security guard stabbed 8 people, and reportedly mentioned Allah and asked a victim if they were Muslim before attacking them.

 

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** As of 10:00pm PT on Saturday, September 17th, 2016: **

A person who made references to Allah went on an attack on people at the Crossroads Center in St. Cloud, Minnesota.

The knife attacks occurred at around 8:00pm CT on Saturday, September 17th, 2016.

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At least 8 people were hurt in a knife attack, and the suspect has been shot and killed by an off-duty law enforcement officer.

Authorities say the suspected attacker made references to Allah.

According to St. Cloud Police Chief Blair Anderson, an armed suspect, carrying a knife, entered the Crossroads Center where the individual made some references to Allah.

Authorities have confirmed that the suspect asked at least one person if they were Muslim before he assaulted them.

St. Cloud Police Chief Blair Anderson said the suspect’s motive isn’t yet known and declined to call the knife attacks an act of terrorism.

According to St. Cloud Mayor Dave Kleis, none of the 8 people injured suffered life threatening injuries, and all but one had been released from the hospital.

** ZachNews sends our thoughts and prayers to the families and friends of the injured victims in the terrorist act at the Crossroads Center in St. Cloud, Minnesota. **

** Stay tuned to ZachNews for more news updates with more information regarding this news story. **

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