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Ahmad Khan Rahami: What's known about bombing suspect

FILE - This September 2016 file photo provided by Union County Prosecutor's Office shows Ahmad Khan Rahami, who is in custody as a suspect in the weekend bombings in New York and New Jersey. Rahami worked as an unarmed night guard for two months in 2011 at an AP administrative technology office in Cranbury, N.J. At the time, he was employed by Summit Security, a private contractor. Rahami remained hospitalized Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016, after a shootout the day before with police in New Jersey. (Union County Prosecutor's Office via AP, File)

FILE - This September 2016 file photo provided by Union County Prosecutor's Office shows Ahmad Khan Rahami, who is in custody as a suspect in the weekend bombings in New York and New Jersey. Rahami worked as an unarmed night guard for two months in 2011 at an AP administrative technology office in Cranbury, N.J. At the time, he was employed by Summit Security, a private contractor. Rahami remained hospitalized Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016, after a shootout the day before with police in New Jersey. (Union County Prosecutor's Office via AP, File)  (The Associated Press)

A U.S. citizen born in Afghanistan has been charged by federal officials in two states with planting bombs in New York and at a military charity run and train station in New Jersey.

Ahmad Khan Rahami remained hospitalized Tuesday after a shootout the day before with police in New Jersey.

That came hours after investigators say he dumped a package with bombs in a trash can near a train station.

Rahami has had past run-ins with the law, including charges in 2014 that he stabbed one of his brothers. A grand jury declined to indict him despite a warning from an officer that Rahami was likely a "danger to himself or others."

A high school girlfriend Rahami has a child with went to court Tuesday to seek full custody, citing the criminal investigation.