Saju was with his friends on the streets when a masked gunman tried to rob them
A 28-year-old Bangladeshi youth was killed by an unidentified gunman at South Philadelphia in Pennsylvania of United States on Tuesday, according to his friends and police.
The deceased was identified as Moazzem Hossain Saju, son of Shams Uddin of Baradesh village under Muria union of Beanibazar upazila of Sylhet. He lived with his family in Northeast Philadelphia.
Mashukul Islam Khan, president of Beanibazar Social and Cultural Association Pennsylvania Inc., said that Saju was with his friends on the streets of South Philadelphia on Tuesday night when a masked gunman tried to rob them.
A scuffle took place between the two sides during which the gunman reportedly shot Saju, leaving him seriously injured.
Later, he was rushed to Jefferson University Hospital where the on-duty doctors pronounced him dead.
Philadelphia police have not yet arrested anyone in this case.
However, police said that the gunman was wearing a black dress and covered his face with a mask.