Skip to comments.Explosive That Injured Man in New York's Central Park Likely 'an Experiment,' Cops Say
Posted on 07/04/2016 4:36:09 AM PDT by Ketill Frostbeard
The explosive that severely injured a man in New York's Central Park today was likely "an experiment with fireworks or explosives," but did not seem like a device made deliberately to hurt anyone, officials said.
It was still not clear exactly what the explosive was, but police said they did not believe it was connected to terrorism.
Mark Torre, commanding officer of the NYPD bomb squad, added that investigators are leaning toward considering this the work of an explosive "hobbyist," an amateur or someone who knows chemistry.
It could have even been some sort of "experiment" that was not meant to explode, as it did, when stepped on, Torre said.
Three men were walking in an area of the park not far from the entrance to the Central Park Zoo when the explosion occurred, severely injuring the foot of one of them, a New York Police Department spokesperson said.
Police identified the victim as an 18-year-old, and said his friends were interviewed, but they were not suspects, nor were they injured in the explosion.
The injured man was taken to Bellevue hospital with a "possible amputation," a Fire Department of New York spokesperson said. He was in serious but stable condition, officials said early Sunday evening.
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sounds like BS to me. Who would just happen to leave their explosive “experiment” where someone would step on it? Sounds like the police and the politicians don’t want people to know who did it and why.
Are they intentionally trying to sound stupid?
work accident again?
suggests that Obama and the DO”J” planted it themselves
as a test because they could not find enough little
white girls to beat up through their T”S”A.
Lots of ‘experiments’ going on all over the world lately...
Am I missing something?
Uh huh. Riiiight.
Kinda like...Hill and Bill..farming millions from foreign countries.....
Perhaps made by our favorite clock boy as a science fair project?
There are likely more, perhaps the count of how many has meaning like one for every day of Ramadan?
Well whomever was watching their “experiment” from a nearby window saw it succeed. Got to wonder if next time they don’t scatter a backpack full of poppers for people to “find”.
In other words, it was an IED.
If they don’t know...then don’t say it wasn’t terrorism. PC is not in our interest. Someone lost their foot not a finger nail.
You mean kinda like the Pressure cooker experiments in Boston??
Everyone needs a hobby.
“Live with the lie...”
You’re not missing anything.
The ridiculous excuse given by NYPD is supposed to have us keep calm and carry on. The more we hear these bs excuses, the more we distrust.
It messed up her hand bad enough it was amputated, didn’t quite blow it off like this thing blew off the victim’s foot and lower leg.
When these start being “experiments” around police stations, the cops may show some interest. Poor young man who will suffer with his injury.
Yes. Just like those airplane-into-building experiments back in 2001. Muslim jihadists are consumed by a passion for scientific inquiry. Thus all the "experiments."