Iraqi Immigrant Fires Into New York Synagogue

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Article Source: Times Union

  • Mufid Fawaz Alkhader, a 28-year-old U.S. citizen born in Iraq, was charged with possession of a firearm by a prohibited person after firing two rounds from a shotgun outside Temple Israel in Albany, N.Y.
  • He shouted “Free Palestine” during the incident, but it’s unclear whether it was during the arrest or when he fired the weapon.
  • The incident is being investigated as a potential hate crime, occurring just before Hanukkah, and both city police and the FBI are involved in the investigation.  Read More

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