According to reports, Wasil Farooqui, 20, was charged with two counts of aggravated malicious wounding in an attack on Saturday that left two people seriously wounded.
According to ABC News, Farooqui had traveled to Turkey in the last year and may have tried to sneak into Syria to meet with ISIS militants.
The FBI is investigating the incident as a possible terrorism-related incident.
Farooqui allegedly attacked a man and woman in Roanoke, according to WDBJ-7. Both victims were seriously injured in the attack.
Authorities believe he may have been trying to behead the male victim, who was likely picked at random
Witnesses told authorities that Farooqi was yelling “Allah Akbar.”