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Khalid Latif is the university chaplain at New York University, executive director of NYU's Islamic Center and a chaplain for the NYPD. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author.
(CNN)On Saturday afternoon, Maulama Akonjee, a 55-year-old old imam and Thara Uddin, 64, his assistant imam, were shot in the head and killed outside of the mosque that they serve in Queens, New York City.