(NECN: New York) - Faisal Shahzad has pleaded guilty to attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction in the Times Square bomb plot.
The Pakistani-born U.S. citizen is accused in a plot that fizzled when a gasoline-and-propane bomb failed to ignite in an SUV parked near a Broadway theater May 1.
The Bridgeport, Conn., resident was arrested two days later.
Authorities say he cooperated with investigators for two weeks before requesting a lawyer.
The 30-year-old Shahzad can face life in prison if convicted.