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BREAKING LINDEN NJ: Suspect Wanted for NY, NJ Bombings Shot in Linden; Two Linden Police Officers Injured


A suspect wanted for planting bombs overnight near the train station in Elizabeth and a weekend bombing that injured 29 people in New York has been shot in Linden according to police sources.

Ahmad Rahami whose last known address was Elmora Avenue in Elizabeth suffered a non-life threatening gunshot wound at around 11:15 a.m. in the 500 block of East Elizabeth Avenue.

Two police officers were also shot and taken to an area hospital for non-life threatening injuries authorities said.

It is unclear if Rahami was armed with a gun or what prompted the shooting.

Details are developing.