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CAIR-Minnesota to Hold News Conference with Muslim Teens Involved in McDonald’s Gun Incident

(MINNEAPOLIS, MN, 12/2/18) – On Monday, December 3, the Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MN) will hold a news conference in Minneapolis with Muslim teenagers who were involved in an incident at an Eden Prairie, Minn., McDonald’s during which a man allegedly displayed a handgun after making racist remarks.

WHAT: CAIR-MN News Conference with Muslim Teens Involved in Gun Incident at Eden Prairie McDonald’s

WHEN: Monday, December 3, 11:30 a.m.

WHERE: CAIR- MN Office at 2511 East Franklin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55406

CONTACT: CAIR-MN Executive Director Jaylani Hussein, 612-206-3360, jhussein@cair.com

CAIR-MN recently welcomed the arrest of a suspect in the case and is representing the Muslim teenagers involved in the incident. The suspect was later released because prosecutors were unable to look at additional evidence before a deadline to charge him.

SEE: CAIR-Minnesota Welcomes Arrest of Suspect Who Allegedly Pulled Gun on Muslim Teens

https://www.cair.com/cair_minnesota_welcomes_arrest_of_suspect_who_allegedly_pulled_gun_on_muslim_teens
Man Accused Of Pulling Gun On Somali Teens Out Of Jail

https://minnesota.cbslocal.com/2018/11/27/man-accused-of-pulling-gun-on-somali-teens-out-of-jail/

CAIR is America’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to enhance understanding of Islam, protect civil rights, promote justice, and empower American Muslims.

La misión de CAIR es proteger las libertades civiles, mejorar la comprensión del Islam, promover la justicia, y empoderar a los musulmanes en los Estados Unidos.

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CONTACT: CAIR-MN Executive Director Jaylani Hussein, 612-206-3360, jhussein@cair.com; CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726, ihooper@cair.com

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