Terror attack was planned for weeks, carried out in the name of ISIS, cops say

Police officers arrive at the scene following a shooting incident in New York on October 31, 2017. Multiple people were hurt in downtown Manhattan, US media reported after police confirmed that they were responding to reports of a shooting. Police said they had mobilized to the scene in Lower Manhattan and that one person was in custody, giving no further details. / AFP PHOTO / Don EMMERT (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

NEW YORK — A terror attack that killed eight people in lower Manhattan and injured a dozen others when a driver plowed a rented truck through pedestrians and bicyclists was planned weeks in advance and carried out in the name of ISIS, John Miller, deputy of NYPD counter-intelligence, said during a news conference Wednesday.

Miller was among several federal, state and local leaders who shared updates in the investigation. Among the latest developments are: