Authorities Have Yet to Identify Suspect in Minnesota Mall Attack (no wait… they just did)

by Scott Creighton

UPDATE: An hour after writing this article, CNN announced they have released the attacker’s name. 22-year-old Dahir A. Adan has been identified as the attacker. He is Somali, went to college and worked for a private security firm.

On the same night that the distraction bomb went off in Chelsea, there was an odd knife attack in a popular mall in Minnesota. The assailant wounded 8 people and was eventually shot and killed like so many of the other attackers in the recent past.

Funny thing is, here we are on Monday after the Saturday event, and we still don’t know this guy’s name.

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