Worthy Christian News » US News » Immigrant from Iran Shot Dead in Walmart Shootout


Immigrant from Iran Shot Dead in Walmart Shootout

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 | Tag Cloud

(Worthy News) - Amarillo police said Mohammad Moghaddam, 54, fired shots and held two hostages at gunpoint at Walmart, before Amarillo Police Department SWAT officers shot and killed him.

All hostages are now safe.

Police said he barricaded himself in a local Walmart store with hostages in what authorities are calling a “workplace violence event,” according to a spokeswoman for the city of Amarillo. [ ... Read More (Source) ]

The Moghaddam family came to Amarillo eight years ago from Iran, two of the family’s grown children said Tuesday at their Southeast 36th Avenue home. They said their mother, Leila Gachlou, Mohammad’s wife, also works at Walmart. The children, Adel, 30, and Atefeh, 27, were home while the incident was still unfolding. They have lived on 36th Avenue for at least the last eight years. [ ... Read More (Source) ]

Copyright 1999-2017 Worthy News. All rights reserved.
Fair Use Notice:This site contains copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. We are making such material available in our efforts to advance understanding of environmental, political, human rights, economic, democracy, scientific, and social justice issues, etc. We believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, the material on this site is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes. For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml. If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond 'fair use', you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.

Worthy Christian News » US News » Immigrant from Iran Shot Dead in Walmart Shootout

2 thoughts on “Immigrant from Iran Shot Dead in Walmart Shootout

  1. problem is his name is Mohammad, if his name was Tom, he would not be killed by the police and justice had a chance to deal with the case! One of world issues today is what your parents named you!!!

Leave a Comment

Worthy Christian News » US News » Immigrant from Iran Shot Dead in Walmart Shootout