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Ahmad Khan Rahami is taken into custody after a shootout with police Monday, Sept. 19, 2016, in Linden, N.J. Rahami was wanted for questioning in the bombings that rocked the Chelsea neighborhood of New York and the New Jersey shore town of Seaside Park. (Moshe Weiss via AP)

The suspect in the NYC and New Jersey bombings is now in custody after a shootout

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The suspect in the NYC and New Jersey bombings is now in custody after a shootout

WATCH  | The suspect, Ahmad Rahami, has been apprehended by the police. 

The NYPD is not "actively" seeking any other suspects, Commissioner James O'Neill said in a press conference on Monday.

The five people detained Sunday night are no longer in custody, O'Neill said. 

"We have every reason to believe this was an act of terror," Mayor Bill de Blasio said. 

John Miller of NYPD's counterterrorism unit explained the use of the term "terrorism."

However, Gov. Andrew Cuomo implied Rahami had accomplices.

UPDATE:  ABC News' Joshua Hoyos  reports on how officers found Rahami, and the shootout.

UPDATE:  CNN says Ahmad Rahami in custody after a shootout with police in Linden, N.J.

UPDATE:  Police linked the bombs in New York and New Jersey, the Associated Press reports.

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Here's our original report.

A backpack containing five improvised explosive devices was found in a trash can Sunday night near a train station in Elizabeth, N.J., two days after a bomb in New York City injured 29 people.

Two men pulled a backpack out of a trash can, thinking there was something valuable inside, but dropped it and called police when they saw wires and a pipe sticking out, CNN reports. 

WATCH  | One of the devices went off when a bomb squad robot tried to disarm it.


The other four devices have been taken to an FBI laboratory in Quantico, Va.

No other explosives were found in the Elizabeth, N.J. area, which is about 16 miles from New York City.

The suspect in the NYC and New Jersey bombings is now in custody after a shootout

WATCH  | Gov. Chris Christie has been quick to say the bombs are acts of terror, despite New York City's Mayor Bill de Blasio saying the bombs have no link to international terrorism.

The discovery of the bomb has snarled local transportation.

Many on Twitter praised the two men who discovered the explosive devices.

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Even more praise for the two who found the devices in the trash can.

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