Federal prosecutors say man who screamed ‘Allahu Akbar’ and stabbed a NYPD officer with a knife and shot at another officer during BLM protests in June was motivated by ISIS

Aug 27, 2020

  • Dzenan Camovic, 20, of Brooklyn, attacked the officer with a knife on June 3
  • Camovic, originally from Bosnia, took the cop’s gun and shot a second
  • Both injured officers survived – one of whom was stabbed in the neck 
  • He allegedly shouted the Islamic phrase ‘Allahu Akbar’ three times 
  • Camovic was shot and injured by another police officer on the scene 
  • He was charged June 6 with crimes including attempted murder of police
  • On Wednesday robbery and weapons charges were added 
  • Prosecutors said Wednesday they found Isis propaganda in his home 

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