CAIR-LA Seeks Probe into Fatal Shooting of Student


Anaheim, CA: The Greater Los Angeles office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) June 1 called for a “fully transparent” investigation of the recent fatal shooting of an unarmed college student by Long Beach police (LBPD).
Feras Morad, 20, was shot Wednesday night while “unarmed and in desperate need of medical attention,” according to friends and relatives. The shooting is being investigated by Long Beach police and the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office.
Morad is remembered as a good student and friend who strived to serve his community. He excelled academically, maintaining a 4.0 GPA. He was recognized as a national champion of speech and debate and was accepted to top University of California schools including Berkeley, UCI, UCSD, Concordia, Washburn, UCLA and CSULB. He had decided to go to Cal State University, Long Beach in order to save money to go to law school in the future.

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