CAIR Monitoring Probe Into Shooting Deaths of 3 Indiana Muslims

For Immediate Release


CAIR National Legislative Director Corey Saylor, 202-384-8857, E-Mail:; CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726, E-Mail:; CAIR Communications Coordinator Amina Rubin, 202-488-8787, 202-341-4171, E-Mail:

CAIR Monitoring Probe Into Shooting Deaths of 3 Indiana Muslims

WASHINGTON - CAIR is monitoring the investigation into the shooting deaths of two Muslim men and a Muslim teenager killed Wednesday inside a Fort Wayne, Ind., home. The bodies of 23-year-old Mohamed Taha Omar, 20-year-old Adam Kamel Mekki and 17-year-old Muhannad Adam Tairab - all of African heritage - were each shot multiple times “execution style.” 

The Washington-based Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization has reached out to investigators in the case, to local Muslim community leaders and to the families of the victims.

SEE: Indiana Authorities Investigate 3 Muslims Fatally Shot in Home (AP)

CNN: 3 Young Men Killed 'Execution-Style' in Abandoned Home in Indiana

3 Young African Muslims Shot Execution Style: Many Questions to Be Answered


CAIR is America's largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to enhance the understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.

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