President Joe Biden on Sunday stated his administration “stands strongly with the Muslim community” within the wake of the killings of 4 Muslim males in Albuquerque, New Mexico, over the previous 9 months in suspected focused assaults.
Biden, in a press release posted to Twitter on Sunday, stated he’s “angered and saddened by the horrific killings.” He added that “these hateful attacks have no place in America.”
“While we await a full investigation, my prayers are with the victims’ families, and my Administration stands strongly with the Muslim community,” he stated.
The president’s remark comes two days after a fourth Muslim man was discovered lifeless. Both federal and native authorities have stated that they’re nonetheless investigating whether or not this newest dying is linked to the three others, whereas the state’s governor has described all 4 males as “targeted.”
The first three killings, which passed off respectively on Aug. 1, July 26 and Nov. 7, concerned the victims being fatally shot in an ambush-style assault, authorities have stated.
Details concerning the fourth man’s dying haven’t been launched as of Sunday afternoon. He has solely been described as being in his mid-20s, Muslim and a local from South Asia.