IAR Statement regarding Pittsburgh Shooting

With heavy hearts and profound sadness, The Islamic Association of Raleigh mourns alongside our Jewish brothers and sisters for those killed and wounded during Saturday's senseless domestic terror attack in Pittsburgh.

We also send sincere prayers of thanks to the first responders who ran into the line of fire to help the victims and pray for their speedy recovery. The IAR and the greater Muslim community stands in solidarity with people of all faiths and conscience to condemn the hateful rhetoric that has led to this senseless tragedy.

We stand ready to assist our Jewish brothers and sisters in any way we can. May God continue to bless all faith communities and keep us safe.