Spokesperson Madrasah Islamiah Masjid Noor Mohammed Imaduddin stated the sufferer was a health care provider by career who parked his automotive close to the mosque and was strolling in the direction of it for the morning prayers when he was attacked.
Witnesses stated the Muslim physician was assaulted by at the least three attackers, who had coated their faces with masks. After stabbing him, one of many assailants pulled out a gun and shot him.
“It is vitally scary proper now given the present political local weather,” Imaduddin stated, including there have been youngsters outdoors on the time of the incident.
“From what I hear, that is the third incident this week within the Houston space involving a Muslim getting shot. This can be a group place, we’ve youngsters that come right here, we’ve folks younger and outdated comes right here.”
The physician will stay in Intensive Care Unit for at the least 24 hours as he was shot twice; nevertheless, medical doctors say he’s anticipated to outlive.