'He was my friend': customers at Ahmad Khan Rahami's New Jersey shop in disbelief

Regulars at First American Fried Chicken in Elizabeth, New Jersey say Ahmad Khan Rahami was a friendly person who did not express extremist beliefs

There was shock among customers at a popular fast-food joint in Elizabeth, New Jersey, as First American Fried Chicken found itself at the center of a major terrorism investigation on Monday.

Ahmad Khan Rahami, 28, the suspect in Saturday’s bombings in New York and New Jersey who was captured in a shootout with police in the nearby town of Linden on Monday, lived above the chicken store with his family and worked there most evenings with his father and teenage brother.

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