Salman Rushdie, perhaps of the most well

known author on the planet

was mercilessly gone after similarly as

he was going to address a crowd of people 

at the Chautauqua Institution in western

New York on Friday. Rushdie was taken by helicopter to a clinic,

as indicated by New York State Police,

where he is going through a medical procedure.

Hadi Matar, 24, of New Jersey, is in guardianship, 

as per New York State Trooper James O'Callaghan.

Rushdie, 75, has fought with death dangers starting

around 1988 when he distributed his fourth book,