Bangladeshi youth shot dead in US
A 28-year-old Bangladeshi youth was shot dead by an unidentified gunman at South Philadelphia in Pennsylvania of the United States on Tuesday night, his friends and police said.
The youth was identified as Moazzem Hossain Saju, son of Shams Uddin in Sylhet's Beanibazar upazila. He lived with his family in Northeast Philadelphia of Pennsylvania.
Mashukul Islam Khan, president of Beanibazar Social and Cultural Association Pennsylvania Inc, said Saju was with friends on the streets of South Philadelphia on Tuesday night when a masked gunman tried to rob them.
A scuffle took place between the two sides and the gunman shot Saju, leaving him seriously injured.
He was rushed to Jefferson University Hospital where doctors pronounced him dead.
Philadelphia police have not yet arrested anyone in connecting with the killing.
Police said the gunman was wearing a black dress and covered his face with a mask.