U.S. Rep. Melanie Stansbury
ALBUQUERQUE — U.S. Rep. Melanie Stansbury (N.M.-01) issued the following statement after Albuquerque law enforcement reported Thursday that the shooting of Muhammad Afzaal Hussain may be connected with the recent shootings of Mohammad Admadi and Aftab Hussein.
“As we are grieving the unthinkable loss of Muhammad Afzaal Hussain this week, new information has come to light that his shooting may be linked with the deaths of two other members of our community, Mohammad Admadi and Aftab Hussein.
“As investigators continue to investigate these horrific shootings, we are working closely with federal, state, and local partners to prioritize the safety of our Muslim, immigrant, and Middle Eastern communities and ensure that those responsible are brought to justice. My thoughts and prayers are with the families, and everyone grieving, and the entire Muslim community during this difficult time. Our communities will not tolerate hate in any form.
“Our office continues to provide support to anyone in need. Contact us if you need assistance and contact Crime Stoppers at 505.843.STOP immediately if you have any information related to these cases.”