- Date of Birth:
- April 10, 1996
Dahir Adan (born on April 10, 1996 in Somalia) is the suspect in the mass stabbing at the Crossroads Center mall in St. Cloud, Minnesota. Dahir was born in Somalia, but moved with his family to the United States in 2001 as a refugee. He became a US citizen in 2008. Dahir worked as a private security guard for Electrolux North America at the same mall until June 2016. He was wearing his uniform when he allegedly stabbed eight individuals. ISIS has claimed that he was their “soldier” after the attack.
Best Known For:
Dahir is best known as the suspected knifeman who stabbed eight at a mall in St. Cloud, Minnesota.
Tahir went to St. Cloud University, where he studied Information Systems. He dropped out in his Sophomore year. His religion isn’t known, but he allegedly asked people if they were Muslim during the stabbings.