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Muslim Imam Killed, Second Man Wounded in New York Shooting -reports

Saturday, 13 Aug 2016 05:24 PM

Aug 13 (Reuters) - A Muslim imam was killed and a second man was critically wounded on Saturday while walking home from afternoon prayers at a mosque in the New York City borough of Queens, according to media reports that cited witnesses.

Tiffany Phillips, a spokeswoman for the New York Police Department, confirmed that two men in their 50's were shot on a street in the Ozone Park section of Queens.

One of them was killed and the second was gravely wounded, but Phillips declined to provide any more information about their identities. (Reporting by Frank McGurty; Editing by Paul Simao)

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