The leader of a New York City mosque and an associate were fatally shot in a brazen daylight attack as they left afternoon prayers Saturday.Wow. No one is in custody. Just like most Chicago murders.
The police said 55-year-old Imam Maulama Akonjee and his 64-year-old associate, Tharam Uddin, were each shot in the back of the head as they left the Al-Furqan Jame Masjid mosque in the Ozone Park section of Queens shortly before 2 p.m.
Both men were pronounced dead later Saturday, an administrator at Jamaica Hospital said.
No one is in custody.