Skip to comments.Muslim man is shot while setting up table to sell goods outside mosque in Rhode Island: Imam says suspect stood across the street 20 minutes before firing shots
Posted on 11/17/2023 4:06:35 PM PST by Morgana
A Muslim man was shot outside a mosque in Rhode Island as he set up a table to sell Islamic clothing on Friday morning.
He was bending down to arrange his table outside the Islamic Center of Rhode Island around 11.40am when a suspect in a vehicle opened fire on him and quickly fled the scene.
The man, who remains unidentified, sustained a non-life-threatening injury and was rushed to Rhode Island Hospital for treatment, according to authorities.
Imam Abdul-Latif Sackor said that the shooter lingered across the street for approximately 20 minutes before discharging a gunshot.
He believed that the shooting was a targeted attack, not necessarily directed at the victim, but rather aimed at the mosque and the Muslim community.
As of Friday afternoon, the suspect has not been identified, and there have been no arrests made in connection.
'I think it was more directed towards the Muslims,' Sackor said. 'We've been here for years and we haven't had this type of issue until recently,' he added.
Sackor told the Boston Globe that the suspect, who wore glasses and a mask, had sat in a sedan with Massachusetts license plates in the parking lot across the street from the mosque.
He and others inside the mosque had assumed that the person was early for the prayer services, which was scheduled at 11.30 am.
Providence Police Major David Lapatin said the victim is affiliated with the mosque and regularly sells clothing on Fridays at 39 Haskins St.
Sackor said the shooting was captured on camera, although there have been no surveillance footage released in connection with the incident.
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What town was this in? False Flag City?
Sunni vs. Shia? Lone crackpot of any persuasion? Early vigilante sending warning signal to those who, according to their holy book, are instructed to kill a Jew where ever you find them? Or any infidel who doesn’t convert under threat of death? We’ll see how this plays out as those who are eager to destroy the non-believers play the victim for as long as the news media goes along with their manipulations. The clash of civilizations is starting to heat up.....again.
My IMMEDIATE thought.
I posted this to see what theories you all would come up with and you came up with a bunch!
He should have been more aware of his surroundings.
Attempted honor killing?
Someone did something to somebody…
Somebody dishonored somebody. It may be ok because Sharia law makes certain accommodations for murder, rape, beatings, acid in the face, and such.
“He was bending down”
Shot in the a$$?
Was Nancy Pelosis daughter around anywhere? Any men in sunglasses, Khakis, Docksides, and an earpiece?
Based upon the limited information and lack of any description aside from sunglasses and a mask, I am quite confident the shooter was not a whiteale, otherwise it would have been noted in the headline of first sentence.
Whiteale = white male
Did they see a buggy? The Amish..you got to be careful, they might try something like this.
FBI trying to create a balance w/anti-semitic attacks.
We can safely say that the shooter probably wasn’t a white whale either, as that would certainly have been mentioned.
The article cites Providence police dept.
I doubt it was a redneck since it was one shot and a bad one, at that, since the injury wasn’t life threatening.
Not even a description of the type of gun?
Leading one to surmise it WAS the fibbies, as per #15’s speculation.
Need to wait and see about more information. There are parts of upper Rhode Island that I think Jim Crow still exists. For me, In New England, RI man is nearly equal to Florida man. There are some serious knuckles living there and both city and the country.
The only thing you will not get is a car chase in RI as the rumor is the state police used to have orders to shoot out the tires if someone runs more than a mile from a cop. Even if this false you just did even want to consider being stupid with RISP.
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