Originally posted at TownHall
An “explosive device” has gone off at the Times Square subway station beneath the Port Authority in New York City. There was a person wearing a suicide vest on the subway platform, according to reports.
One suspect is in custody. Four people have been injured, according to the FDNY.
The subway lines are currently shut down.
New York City Alerts has posted video of the moment the explosion when off, as well as a number of updates regarding the suspect, which have not been confirmed.
BREAKING NEWS: NYPD and FBI are investigating the explosion in Manhattan as a possible terror attack.
UPDATE: the suspect is man from Brooklyn, east Flatbush area, Investigators are on the way to his home, for further investigations
The president has been briefed on the explosion, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said.
According to former Commissioner Bill Bratton, the attack was ISIS-inspired, and the suspect, who is in his 20s, is from Bangladesh.