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New York, New York / Hatchet Attack #1080995

NBC Evening News for Friday, Oct 24, 2014
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(New York: Stephanie Gosk) The hatchet attack on 2 New York City police officers, including Kenneth Healey††, featured; photo shown of suspect Zale Thompson†, who was killed; details given about Thompson’s self-radicalization and his conversion to Islam; scenes shown from the site of the attack. [NYPD commissioner William BRATTON†- says it was a terrorist attack.] [Deputy NYPD commissioner John MILLER†- notes Thompson visited terrorist websites, including Al Qaeda, ISIS & Al Shabaab.] [NBC counterterrorism analyst Michael LEITER†- notes trying to find a lone wolf is near impossible.]

Williams, Brian;
Gosk, Stephanie

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