Acquaintances say NYC suspect was argumentative and angry

Staff Writer

NEW YORK (AP) — Some saw him as disagreeable and argumentative, others as quiet and prayerful. He was said to be hard-working but also seemed to simmer with disillusionment over financial and career setbacks.
As Sayfullo Saipov lay in a hospital bed Wednesday, police tried to piece together the life of the 29-year-old man they say drove a truck onto a New York bike path, killing eight people. A portrait began to emerge of the suspect who was described by the president as an animal and by the mayor as a coward.
Saipov legally immigrated to the U.S. from Tashkent, Uzbekistan, in 2010, and acquaintances said he made his first home in Ohio...To read more, please refer to our print or online edition.