Ohio Man Convicted in Kidnapping and Robbery Plot Involving Murder of Columbus Imam

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A second man has been found guilty in connection with the death of an Ohio religious leader who was killed in a failed robbery attempt. Isaiah Brown-Miller, 23, was convicted on Friday of kidnapping and aggravated robbery charges in his third trial for the December 2021 death of Columbus imam Mohamed Hassan … Read more

Imam Shot Outside New Jersey Mosque Sparks Manhunt for Shooter

NEWARK, N.J. – A disturbing incident of gun violence emerged in Newark, New Jersey as an imam was fatally shot outside the Masjid-Muhammad-Newark Mosque. The victim, identified as Hassan Sharif, was rushed to a nearby hospital but tragically succumbed to his injuries. Authorities are actively investigating the shooting, but the motive behind the violence remains … Read more

Imam Hassan Sharif Shot and Killed Outside Newark Mosque: Governor Murphy Offers Support and Urges Safety in Houses of Worship

NEWARK, N.J. – The imam of a mosque in Newark was fatally shot outside the place of worship early Wednesday morning after delivering morning prayers. Imam Hassan Sharif, who was recently elected as resident imam of Masjid Muhammad-Newark, was shot twice in the parking lot of the mosque and later died from his injuries at … Read more

Imam Hassan Sharif Fatally Shot Outside New Jersey Mosque, Shooter Still at Large

A New Jersey imam was fatally shot outside his mosque early Wednesday, prompting authorities to search for the shooter. The shooting took place at about 6 a.m. near the Masjid-Muhammad Mosque in Newark, New Jersey’s largest city. Essex County Prosecutor Ted Stephens confirmed that Imam Hassan Sharif was in his car when he was shot … Read more