Murdering Two Muslims

Police announced a breakthrough Tuesday in the killings of four Muslim men in Albuquerque 

Muhammad Syed, 51, was taken into custody a day earlier after a traffic stop more than 100 miles away, authorities said.

Three of the four ambush shootings happened in the last two weeks. Police Chief Harold Medina said it was not clear yet...

Investigators received a tip from the city’s Muslim community that pointed toward Syed, who has lived in the U.S. for about five years, police said.

When asked specifically if Syed, a Sunni Muslim, was angry that his daughter married a Shiite Muslim, Deputy Police Cmdr.

Ahmad Assed, president of the Islamic Center of New Mexico, acknowledged that “there was a marriage,” but he cautioned...

“Knowing where we were, you know, a few days ago to where we are today is an incredible sigh of relief that we’re breathing,” he said.

The exact nature of the relationships between Syed and the victims – and the victims to one another – remained unclear.

The slayings drew the attention of President Joe Biden, who said such attacks “have no place in America.”

When told about the arrest before the suspect’s identity was made public, Muhammad Imtiaz Hussain, brother of one of the victims...