29-year-old Sayfullo Saipov deliberately drove into the bike path in Lower Manhattan killing at least 8 and injuring over a dozen people. New York City mayor Blasio said "This is a very painful day in our city, Based on the information we had at this moment, this was an act of terror, a particularly cowardly act of terror aimed at innocent civilians."
Here is the map where the attack took place:
He previously had another traffic offense from St. Charles county, Missouri. He came to US on diversity visa program from Uzbekistan. He lived in Ohio and Paterson, NJ which is just across the river from Manhattan.
Our prayers go to the families of the victims.