The FBI Identifies Another 'Person of Interest' in NYC Terror Attack

The agency had earlier issued the poster for Mukhammadzoir Kadirov, 32, saying it was seeking information about him.

Federal agents said they've located a man who associated with the Manhattan man who sped a truck down a New York City bike path, killing eight people and injuring a dozen others.

The FBI and NYPD say that Mukhammadzoir Kadirov is a person of interest in the case.

The news comes not long after it circulated a wanted poster identifying the individual, but the Federal Bureau of Investigation would not specify why it is no longer looking for information about him.

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Kadirov also quoted a passage from the Quran in his statement. It's not clear if Kadirov knew about Saipov's plans, but they said there is nothing that indicates he may have been involved in the attack. In that attack, Uzbek native and U.S. permanent resident Sayfullo Saipov, 29, drove a truck through cyclists and pedestrians, killing eight and injuring 12.

Saipov, who was shot and wounded by police, was taken to court the NY federal courthouse Wednesday in a wheelchair with his hands cuffed and feet shackled.

Sayfullo Saipov, 29, was charged Wednesday with one count of material support to a terrorist organization and violence of motor vehicle, according to court documents provided to NBC.

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