“We Blame Trump For This!” Two N.Y. Muslims Shot Dead (Incl. Updates)

New York Muslims shot to death
RAW STORY   By David Ferguson     Posted Sat. 9:30 P.M, Aug.13, 2016

Queens, NY imam and his assistant were both shot by a lone gunman on Saturday as they left prayer services at the Al-Furqan Jame Masjid Mosque in Ozone Park.

The New York Daily News reported that both men were shot in the head at around 1:50 p.m. in broad daylight. Police have not released the victims’ names, only reported that one man is dead and the other is seriously injured. (updates below)

Outside the mosque a group of congregants gathered to grieve and commiserate.

“That’s not what America is about,” said resident Khairul Islam to the Daily News. “We blame Donald Trump for this…Trump and his drama has created Islamophobia.”

Witnesses said the two men were walking together when a single gunman walked up to them and opened fire. The shooter is described as “tall and dark-skinned, carrying a large handgun, and wearing a dark blue shirt and short pants.”

“People being shot in the head in broad daylight is unheard of,” said Millat Uddin, a 25-year resident of the neighborhood to the Daily News. “Killing people brutally, like they’re an animal.”

“All of a sudden I heard five shots,” said a witness, “I knew it wasn’t firecrackers. And then the commotion of the emergency (vehicles), and that’s when I knew…When I came here, they were doing CPR to both of the people on the ground.”

The two men were rushed to Jamaica Hospital where one was pronounced dead.

“For no reason,” said neighborhood resident and leader at another nearby mosque, Kobri Chowdhury. “He had finished his prayers…Somebody else with him. Just a pure, blind, hate crime.”

UPDATE, 5:50 p.m. EDT: Police report that the imam was killed and his assistant is in serious condition.

UPDATE, 6:13 p.m. EDT: Police report that the second victim has died as well. Here is an official NYPD statement about the shooting:

UPDATE 6:16 p.m. EDT: Police identified the imam as Imam Alala Uddin Akongi, 55, a married father of three.

UPDATE 7:42 p.m. EDT: The New York Post identified the second victim in the shooting as Thara Uddin, 64.

Source: http://www.rawstory.com/2016/08/we-blame-donald-trump-for-this-one-dead-and-one-injured-in-ny-anti-islam-attack/

About ron abbass

Because of my last name, there are some who might think I'm a Muslim. I'm an older student of the bible and I regard myself as Christian-other. That is, I was baptized in a Torah-keeping assembly. I'm one who tries his best to follow Yayshua, the Messiah (Christ) by keeping the commandments, the dietary laws, the weekly Sabbath and the annual Sabbaths (Holy Days) instituted and ordained by the great I AM, the Creator-God of Israel. I reject the holidays and festivals invented by the Roman church. Truth-seeking is my present passion. Presently, I do a lot of research into the World Wars, the mass media, the Holocaust, Zionism, Health Issues, 9/11 and the power brokers who are behind the New World Order that is gradually being established mainly in the Western Nations. Many prognosticators (prophets) both secular and religious are warning us that we are living "On the Eve of Destruction" - the last days. There's a very good chance a nuclear tsunami will eventually visit many nations. Peace and blessings to all who love the truth and hate the lies.
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