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August 14, 2016 12:55 am

Lone Gunman Kills Imam, Friend Near Queens Mosque

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A lone gunman executed a revered Queens imam and his friend as the pair walked home from Saturday prayers, blasting each in the back of the head without a word, officials said.

Mosque leader Maulama Akonjee and friend Thara Uddin were dressed in Muslim garb when the killer “approached from behind and shot” from point-blank range, said NYPD Deputy Inspector Henry Sautner of the Queens South Detective Bureau.

Read full story at New York Daily News.

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  • Jonah

    It saddens me to see murders such as this he was probably a peace loving Imam who had separated himself from those that behead Christians and their baby’s while playing soccer with their heads. Im sure Hillary will not waste this catastrophe by blaming it on Trump.

  • John Train

    The same daily news edition carried the story of a similar street murder in the Bronx.

    The shooter in this case was described as Hispanic. Hispanics are not a fountain of Trump supporters

    Maybe enforcement of stop and frisk laws would be useful.

    Certainly, the black- lives matters movement and the war on the police do not help.

    There is video footage. Possibly extensive public exposure and rewards will dislodge the identity of the shooter. Certainly, this is a horrible crime and should be condemned.