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Sources: NYPD hatchet attacker may have been ISIS supporter

Zale Thompson lived in Queens and says on his Facebook page that he graduated from Columbia University.

The hatchet-wielding man who attacked four New York Police Department officers earlier today and was then shot dead by police may have had ties to ISIS, sources tell Vocativ. 260 more words


Hatchet assault on New York police comes during fears of Islamist attacks

UPDATED 10/24/2014 10:43 A.M.

(CNN) – Based on everything authorities have seen so far, there is no indication that Zale Thompson, the man accused of wounding two New York police officers with a hatchet, was tied to any radical Islamist groups, a senior law enforcement official told CNN… 989 more words