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US: Gunmen shoot dead son of popular Somali artist in Minneapolis


SomaNet News Archive

(By Bonny Apunyu)

A son of a popular Somali artist and film maker famously known as Sangub has been shot dead by gunmen in the U.S city of Minneapolis, Radio Dalsan reported Monday.

The death of the 24 year old Alamagan was confirmed by his father Mr. Mohamed Abdullahi Isse to Radio Dalsan, according to reports. However, it not yet known the motive behind the shooting but police reportedly  said they believe the killing was not a random incident.

There are several Somali communities living in Minneapolis  and reports say it is the home of the largest Somali diaspora community residing in America.