A wanted poster was initially released by the FBI Wednesday of Mukhammadzoir Kadirov, a 32-year-old native of Uzbekistan.
CBS News reported on Wednesday that investigators became suspicious of Kadirov and flagged him as a person of interest on social media because he "went off the radar" when they tried to speak with him.
Sayfullo Saipov, 29, was charged Wednesday in a criminal complaint in the Tuesday afternoon attack that killed eight people near the World Trade Center. It's believed he is in the United States. CNN, citing police officials, said he had left a note saying he carried out the attack in the name of Islamic State and had shouted "Allahu Akbar" - Arabic for "God is greatest".
Mukhammadzoir Kadirov, who the Federal Bureau of Investigation announced a 90-minute search for, reportedly lived in the Wexford Apartment complex near the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa until earlier this year, according to the Tampa Bay Times. It's unclear what relationship Saipov has with Kadirov. "He appears to have followed nearly exactly the instructions that ISIS has put out on its social media channels to its followers". If you know anything about Kadirov, call the FBI at 1-800-CALL-FBI.