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Family ID's attacker behind 'potential act of terrorism' in St. Cloud - Minneapolis Star Tribune

ST. CLOUD – In a few bloody minutes, a man rampaged through a St. Cloud shopping mall Saturday evening, stabbing 10 people before being fatally shot by an off-duty police officer. The violence is being investigated as terrorism, federal authorities said.and more »

Dahir Adan: What we know - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Family and friends have identified 20-year-old Dahir Adan as the man who stabbed and injured nine people at Crossroads Center mall in St. Cloud before he was shot dead Saturday. Here's what we know about him: • Adan, who was Somali, was born in ...and more »

UPDATE: St. Cloud Mall Attacker Referenced 'Allah' Before Stabbing Spree, Police Chief Says [VIDEO, PHOTOS] - WJON News

(ST. CLOUD) -- St. Cloud's police chief says the suspect in a stabbing attack on customers at the Crossroads Shopping Center in St. Cloud Saturday night referenced "Allah" and asked a victim if they were Muslim. Police Chief Blair Anderson says the ...and more »

FBI Treats Minnesota Mall Stabbing Attack as 'Potential Act of Terrorism' - New York Times

A report by a news agency linked to the Islamic State claimed on Sunday that a “soldier of the Islamic State” was behind a stabbing attack on Saturday night at a Minnesota shopping mall, an episode that the F.B.I. said it was investigating as a ...and more »

Friends Say Minnesota Attacker Was 'Normal American Kid' - New York Times

ST. CLOUD, Minn. — The man who the police say stabbed 10 people at a mall here on Saturday seemed like a model of assimilation, not a violent jihadist, people who knew him and his family said. The son of Somali refugees, he lived in the United States ...and more »

Minnesota stabbing: Dahir Ahmed Adam was known for calm demeanor - The Guardian

Former college student, who was killed by police after injuring 10 people, was the 'most assimilated kid in the neighborhood' and worked as a security guard. Associated Press. Tue 20 Sep 2016 09.16 EDT Last modified on Wed 20 Sep 2017 12.08 EDT.and more »

Officer, suspect ID'd in Crossroads stabbings - St. Cloud Times

The FBI is investigating the Crossroads Center knife attacks on Saturday as "a potential act of terrorism." Nine people were injured by an attacker who was killed inside the Macy's store by an off-duty Avon police officer. St. Cloud Mayor Dave Kleis ...and more »

Minnesota's Somali leaders condemn stabbing as report identifies suspect - The Guardian

The large Somali American community of St Cloud confronted longstanding tensions as an unconfirmed report named man responsible for stabbing nine people. Jared Goyette in St Cloud, Minnesota. Sun 18 Sep 2016 20.33 EDT Last modified on Wed 20 ...and more »

Man who carried out Minnesota mall stabbing was Somali-American - The Independent

Authorities are investigating the stabbings of nine people at a Minnesota mall as a potential act of terrorism - a finding that would realise long-held fears of an attack in the immigrant-rich state that has struggled to stop the recruiting of its ...and more »

ISIS claims responsibility for mass stabbing that injured 8 at Minnesota mall - Business Insider

St. Cloud, Minn. (AP) — Police said multiple people were injured at a St. Cloud, Minnesota, shopping mall on Saturday evening in an attack possibly involving both shooting and stabbing. APTOPIX Mall St Cloud_Mill People stand near the entrance on the ...and more »