ELIZABETH, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Ahmad Khan Rahami, the man accused of planting bombs in New York and New Jersey, will be arraigned Thursday on charges stemming a shootout with Linden police.
He is scheduled to be arraigned via video from his hospital bed, according to prosecutors.
The Afghan-born U.S. citizen has been hospitalized with gunshot wounds after a police shootout that led to his capture on Sept. 19 outside a bar in Linden.
He’s charged with five counts of attempted murder of a police officer.
Rahami is also accused of detonating a pipe bomb in a Seaside Park and a pressure cooker bomb in Chelsea on Sept. 17, injuring 31 people.
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