Press Releases

April 13, 2014

KANSAS CITY, MO. – The Muslims of Greater Kansas City community are deeply shocked and saddened by the horrific and tragic shootings which resulted in deaths and injuries. We are deeply saddened and distressed by this cowardly act which targeted innocent people.

Muslims have always stood shoulder to shoulder during perilous times that our nation has faced. These attacks do nothing but strengthen our resolve to fight back such cowardly acts and unite us more. Our prayers go out for the fallen victims and to the Jewish community in Greater Kansas City. May the families of the victims have the forbearance and may the inflicted recover from their injuries quickly.

We also like to commend our law enforcement teams for apprehending the culprit so quickly before he could hurt more people. We are confident that justice will be served.


Shakil Haider
Chairman, Midland Islamic Council
PO Box 3702, Olathe, KS 66063
Ph: 913-687-3900