March 21, 2018

Authorities moved to arrest a suspect in the Austin bombings early this morning, but the man blew himself up in his car, according to the Austin American-Statesman.

The suspect was identified on information gained after police said the suspect shipped an explosive device from a FedEx store, leading to his identification on security video.

Authorities traced the suspect to a hotel in Round Rock, where authorities attempted to arrest him. He has now been identified as Mark Anthony Conditt, 24.

Last night, Reddit user "austinbomber" claimed to be responsible. That has not been confirmed.

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