A Sikh community man has been shot dead in New York, USA. According to media reports, 31-year-old Satnam Singh of Indian origin was sitting in a parked car in the South Ozone Park section of Queens. Then a man with a gun came to him and opened fire on Satnam Singh. In this firing, he was shot in the head, due to which he died. The New York Police Department told the media that the gunman who killed Satnam Singh had reached them on foot. Along with this, he told that this entire incident has been captured on a nearby CCTV camera. We have received that CCTV footage and we are probing the incident.
Simultaneously, New York Police said that according to CCTV footage, the gunman who attacked the attack did not know who was sitting in the car. We are trying to find out whether the attacker had come to kill the owner of the car.
There have been attacks on Sikhs in America before
According to media reports, a Sikh person has been attacked in America even before this. Earlier in April, a Sikh man was attacked in the Richmond Hills area of New York, USA. At the same time, 10 days ago also an elderly Sikh was attacked in the same area.
condemn the incident
The Consulate General of India in New York has lodged a complaint condemning the incident. Let us tell you that earlier Jennifer Rajkumar, the first Punjabi American woman elected to the New York State Office, had said that violence against the Sikh community has increased in the last few years.