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Minnesota mall stabbing, dahir adan

ST. CLOUD, Minn. — The man who stabbed nine people at a Minnesota mall on Saturday was a young Somali who had lived in the area most of his life, worked as a security guard, Officials Say. Federal law enforcement sources and Somali community leaders identified Adan on Monday. An ISIS-linked news agency praised him as a “soldier of the Islamic state.”

Friends Say Minnesota Attacker Was ‘Normal American Kid’

New York Times – ‎2 hours ago‎
As he stalked through the Crossroads Center mall, wearing a security guard uniform and wielding a knife, the attacker, identified by officials on Monday as Dahir Adan, 20, mentioned Allah and asked at least one victim if he was Muslim, the police said.

Minnesota knife attacker identified as 20-year-old former security guard

The Independent – ‎5 hours ago‎
The man who stabbed 10 people at a shopping centre in Minnesota on Saturday has been identified as 20-year-old Dahir Adan, a former part-time security guard who is thought to have acted alone. Adan was shot dead at the scene by an off-duty police …

Attacker Was Ex-Security Guard For Store At Mall

KDLT News – ‎12 hours ago‎
Authorities say seven men, one woman and a 15-year-old girl were stabbed and injured by a young Somali man who was dressed as a private security guard when he entered the Crossroads Center mall Saturday. He appeared to be wielding a kitchen knife.

Man shot to death at St. Cloud had worked as security guard

KFGO – ‎11 hours ago‎
ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KFGO WJON AP) – The man who was fatally shot by an off-duty officer after stabbing nine people at a central Minnesota mall had worked as a security guard for one of the stores. Electrolux Home Products’ spokeswoman Eloise Hale said …

Man dressed as security guard stabs 8 at Minnesota mall before off-duty cop kills him

Columbus Dispatch – ‎Sep 18, 2016‎
A police spokesman, Sgt. Tim Burke, declined to say Sunday whether the attacker worked as asecurity guard at the mall or was just posing as one. The attack began shortly after an explosion in a crowded New York City neighborhood injured 29 people.

Mass Stabbing At Minnesota Mall: Knifeman…

Hollywood Life – ‎Sep 18, 2016‎
How terrifying! Eight people were taken to the hospital after a stabbing attack occurred at a mall in Minnesota, which ended with the suspect, who was dressed as a security guard, being fatally shot by an off-duty police officer. Read on for the full

The Latest: Attacker was ex-security guard for store at mall

Bowling Green Daily News – ‎12 hours ago‎
Somali-American leaders hold a press conference Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016, in St. Cloud, Minn., to address the stabbing and shooting incident that happened Saturday at Crossroads Center Mall. A man in a private security uniform stabbed nine people at a …

Mass stabbing at Minnesota mall: Rampaging knifeman dressed as a security guard attacks eight shoppers while …

Daily Mail – ‎Sep 18, 2016‎
Mass stabbing at  mall: Rampaging knifeman dressed as a security guard attacks eight shoppers while talking about Allah before being killed by off-duty cop. Stabbing attack took place at Crossroads Center mall in St. Cloud; Eight people were …

Minnesota stabbing survivor: ‘He looked me dead in the eyes’

Washington Post – ‎5 hours ago‎
Adan was a student at St. Cloud State University and a private security guard at Electrolux, a home appliance store located near the mall. Abdul Kulane, of the Central Minnesota Community Empowerment Organization, said he was contacted by Adan’s …

Cop kills man who stabbed 8 at Minnesota mall

The Mercury News – ‎Sep 18, 2016‎
CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — A man in a private security uniform stabbed nine people at a Minnesota shopping mall, reportedly mentioning Allah and asking at least one victim if they were Muslim before an off-duty police officer shot and killed him, authorities

Family ID’s attacker behind ‘potential act of terrorism’ in St. Cloud

Minneapolis Star Tribune – ‎5 hours ago‎
Until June, Adan had worked on a contract basis as a weekend security guard at Union, said Electrolux spokeswoman Eloise Hale. The rampage began when Adan entered through the Sears in the mall’s southeast side; Adan …

Shopping mall knifeman disguised himself as security guard and shouted to allah in stabbing rampage

Scottish Daily Record – ‎Sep 18, 2016‎
The incident ended after the suspected attacker – who was dressed in a private security uniform and made references to Allah – was shot dead by an off-duty police officer, authorities said. St Cloud police chief Blair Anderson said eight people were

Minnesota mall stabbing could be realization of terror fears

CNBC – ‎18 hours ago‎
A young Somali man dressed as a private security guard entered the Crossroads Center mall over the weekend wielding what appeared to be a kitchen knife. The city’s police chief said the man reportedly made at least one reference to Allah and asked a …

Dahir Adan, the Somali computer student who stabbed nine in Minnesota mall

Telegraph.co.uk – ‎7 hours ago‎
A man who stabbed nine people in a terror attack at a shopping mall in Minnesota was named as a Somali computer student and part-time security guard who had lived in the United States for 15 years. Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant claimed Dahir

Latest: Officer Who Stopped Mall Stabbing Deflects Praise

ABC News – ‎Sep 18, 2016‎
She says she saw a man who looked like a security guard sprint down a hallway, and then two men stumbled out. She says one had blood on his face, and the other had blood on his back. The men screamed to get out of the mall because someone had a …

Suspect Named in Minnesota Mall Stabbings That Injured 9 as ISIS Claims Credit

People Magazine – ‎11 hours ago‎
“Mr. Adan was an employee of Securitas, a security provider. He was not an Electrolux employee,” Electrolux spokeswoman Eloise Hale tells PEOPLE. “For a few months, he was assigned as a temporary weekend security guard, which ended last June, …

Dahir Adan, Somali Refugee Who Attacked 9 at Minnesota Mall ‘Was Former Part-Time Employee’

Breitbart News – ‎8 hours ago‎
According to eyewitness accounts, Adan wore a security guard uniform on Saturday night when he attacked nine people with a knife at the mall in St. Cloud. Breitbart News asked Securitas if the company required Adan to return his security guard uniform …

Officer, suspect ID’d in Crossroads stabbings

St. Cloud Times – ‎Sep 18, 2016‎
“I saw this security guard sprinting down the hallway toward Target,” Weires said. “He was yelling, ‘Call the cops! Call the cops!’ ” Weires said she and her friends followed the guard because they thought maybe there was a shoplifter or a kidnapping

Dahir Adan: 5 Things To Know About Suspect In Minnesota Mall Stabbings

Hollywood Life – ‎10 hours ago‎
Dahir Adan has been named as the suspect in the mass stabbing at a mall in St. Cloud, Minnesota on September 17. Dahir, 22, was killed by police on the scene at the mall, where he was disguised as asecurity guard. Click through to learn more about Dahir.

Dahir Adan: What we know

Minneapolis Star Tribune – ‎9 hours ago‎
Until June, Adan had worked on a contract basis as a weekend security guard at Electrolux Home Products in St. Cloud. Neighbors said Adan, who was quiet and polite, was sometimes seen wearing asecurity guard uniform. • Securitas, a security firm where …

What We Know About Minnesota Mall Stabber Dahir Adan

Mediaite – ‎12 hours ago‎
Ahmed Adan identified his son as the man who walked into the Crossroads Center Mall, dressed as a private security guard, and proceeded to attack 9 people with a kitchen knife. Dahir Adan was said to have shouted out references to Allah during the

Alice in Terrorland

City Journal – ‎11 hours ago‎
It came when the prosecutors displayed a photograph of one of the defendants wearing a security guard’s uniform. He was smiling. Work as a security guard was one of his occasional jobs. It was a photograph that represented the through-the-looking-glass …

FBI Treats Minnesota Mall Stabbing Attack as ‘Potential Act of Terrorism’

New York Times – ‎Sep 18, 2016‎
The attacker, who was dressed in a security guard uniform, mentioned Allah and asked at least one victim if he was Muslim, the police said. All nine victims were expected to survive. The Islamic State on Sunday claimed responsibility for the episode

St. Cloud mall reopens following stabbing of 9

KSBW The Central Coast – ‎11 hours ago‎
Officials said the man, whom his father has identified as Dahir Adan, 22, was dressed as a security guard when he stabbed people. The city’s police chief said the man reportedly made at least one reference to Allah and asked a victim if he or she was

Victim says Minnesota mall attacker showed no emotion while stabbing 10

The Guardian – ‎2 hours ago‎
Little is known about Adan, who was identified Sunday by his father, Ahmed Adan. He had only a traffic ticket on his record, was apparently out of work after his job as a part-time security guard ended and hadn’t enrolled in college since the spring

An unassuming life before a suspect’s rampage in a Minnesota mall

Washington Post – ‎2 hours ago‎
ST. CLOUD, Minn. — Nothing seemed awry when Dahir Adan told his family that he was going out to buy an iPhone on Saturday night. It’s unclear what time he put on a security guard’s uniform like the one he wore while working a previous job at a nearby …

Victim: Mall attacker emotionless; leaders urge ‘rise above’

Marshalltown Times Republican – ‎33 minutes ago‎
He had only a traffic ticket on his record, was apparently out of work after his job as a part-time security guardended and hadn’t enrolled in college since the spring semester. Adan was wearing a security guard’s uniform during the attack. A

UPDATE: St. Cloud Mall Attacker Referenced ‘Allah’ Before Stabbing Spree, Police Chief Says [VIDEO, PHOTOS]

WJON News – ‎Sep 17, 2016‎
Police Chief Blair Anderson says the armed suspect — dressed in a security guard uniform — walked into Crossroads Shopping Center Saturday night just after 8 before stabbing at least eight people. Anderson says an off-duty officer from another

Minnesota mall stabbing victim says attacker showed no emotion

Hartford Courant – ‎3 hours ago‎
He had only a traffic ticket on his record, was apparently out of work after his job as a part-time security guard ended and hadn’t enrolled in college since the spring semester. Adan was wearing a security guard’s uniform during the attack. Federal

Dahir Adan: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Heavy.com – ‎Sep 18, 2016‎
According to the AP, three college freshmen in the mall said they “saw two bloodied men stumble from a hallway” and one woman at the mall reported hearing a screen and then saw “a man who looked like a security guard sprint down a hallway, and then two …
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