Muslim doctor shot and stabbed on way to morning prayer in Texas
He was shot and stabbed outside a Houston mosque.
A Muslim man on his way to morning prayer has been shot and stabbed outside a mosque in Houston, Texas.
Mohammed Imaduddin, a spokesperson for the Madrasah Islamiah Masjid Noor mosque near Bellaire, told news local news agencies the victim was a doctor, who had parked along the street before walking towards the mosque for the morning service.
Witnesses said the victim was appraoched by three masked men on foot before being stabbed without warning. One of the individuals pulled out a gun and shot him, before fleeing the scene
“It is very scary right now given the current political climate,” Mr Imaduddin told news station ABC 13, adding that there were children outside at the time of the incident.