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New Jersey man linked to Jersey City shooting suspect arrested on weapons charges

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NBC News

New Jersey man linked to Jersey City shooting suspect arrested on weapons charges

Ahmed A-Hady, 35, was arrested after police found his contact information in the pocket of David Anderson following the deadly attack on a Kosher market.

By Tim Stelloh

A New Jersey man was arrested Saturday on weapons charges after authorities found he was connected to a suspect in the deadly Jersey City shooting that officials have described as a potential act of domestic terrorism.

A criminal complaint filed in federal district court charged Ahmed A-Hady, 35, with being a convicted felon in possession of a handgun. A-Hady was convicted in 2012 of attempting to obtain a controlled dangerous substance by fraud, the document says.

During a search of A-Hady’s home and a pawn shop in Keyport, south of Jersey City, authorities found six guns and ammunition, the complaint says — three AR-15-style assault rifles, three handguns, a shotgun and 400 rounds of ammunition.

Read more: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/new-jersey-man-linked-jersey-city-shooting-suspect-arrested-weapons-n1102491