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