After the terrifying attack in lower Manhattan on Tuesday which killed at least eight people and injured over a dozen, information about the arrested suspected is coming to light.
Here's what we know about the man identified as the terror suspect:
Saipov is originally from Tashkent, Uzbekistan, and entered the United States in 2010 through the Diversity Visa Lottery, reported ABC News. The program was started in 1995, according to the State Department. About 55,000 visas are given out per year to applicants.
Saipov then became a legal permanent resident and has lived in Cincinnati, Tampa and Paterson, New Jersey, where he most recently lived with his wife and three children, according to a law enforcement official.
Saipov rented a truck from a nearby Home Depot and used the in the attack by driving down the bike lane along the West Side Highway.
He drove for several blocks before slamming into a school bus, which brought him to a stop. Police say when the exited the truck, he screamed "God is great" in Arabic, was shot by police, and taken into custody.
Saipov told police he is pleased with the attack and has no apologies, reported CBS News. One source told CBS Saipov made "no bones" about the terror he caused.
Investigators also discovered 10 to 15 pieces of paper with writing in Arabic praising the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. One note said "ISIS will endure," reported CBS.
According to CNN, the attack was planned for weeks. John Miller, NYPD deputy commissioner for intelligence and counter-terrorism, told the news network Saipov had ISIS intructions for how to carry out the deadly attack.
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