Council on American-Islamic relations demands investigation of Todashev shooting

Orlando Weekly: On Wednesday, the Council on American-Islamic Relations requested a private investigation of last week’s deadly shooting of an Orlando man by an FBI agent who was questioning his connection to Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamarlan Tsarnaev.

CAIR-Tampa executive director Hassan Shibly announced that, through anonymous “intermediary” sources, he learned that Ibragim Todashev was unarmed when he was shot by the agent.

“We confirmed today with our sources that he was unarmed,” Shibly said. “He was shot seven times, and once in the head.”

After the news conference, Khusen Taramov – a friend of Todashev’s – showed photos of Todashev’s body. The photos were taken at an Orlando funeral home after the Orange-Osceola County Medical Examiner released the body to Todashev’s family.

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1 thought on “Council on American-Islamic relations demands investigation of Todashev shooting

  1. Norman

    With the story of how/what happened, I’m not sure the truth will ever come out unless there is a breaking that old “omerta” between the police.

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