Two shot after prayers at NY mosque
An Imam was shot in the head and another man shot in the chest after Saturday prayers at an Ozone Park, NY mosque.
The gunshots rang out near the Al-Furqan Jame Masjid Mosque in Ozone Park, leaving both victims lying on the ground in their own blood, according to witnesses.
Authorities said their injuries were life-threatening. The imam was reportedly shot in the head, and the other victim in the chest.
“All of a sudden I heard five shots,” said one witness, who declined to give his name. “I knew it wasn’t firecrackers. And then the commotion of the emergency (vehicles), and that’s when I knew.