IMAM AND HIS ASSISTANT GUNNED DOWN AS THEY LEAVE A NEW YORK MOSQUE IN BROAD DAYLIGHT
Imam Maulama Akonjee, 55, and his assistant Thara Uddin, 64, were shot execution style from the back as they were walking down the street in New York.
A man reportedly approached them from behind and shot them in the head without uttering a word.
The men, had just left the Al-Furqan Jame Masjid mosque before 2pm, were found covered in blood and were rushed to hospital
Police and forensic teams investigating the horrific scene
Local community members gather at the scene where Imam Maulama Akonjee was killed in the Queens borough of New York.
Cops investigating at the scene of the horrific shootings
Police have released a sketch of the man witnesses reportedly say execute the Imam and his assistant.
CCTV footage captured the horrific shootings