Chicago-area man charged in connection with shooting at mosque
A man was charged over the weekend with shooting at a Chicago-area mosque, in what an Islamic group described as a disturbing act of violence, according to a local report.
The man, David Conrad, 51, lives near the mosque in suburban Morton Grove, according to authorities, The Chicago Tribune reported.
Police charged Conrad with three counts of aggravated discharge of a firearm and one count of criminal damage to property, the Tribune reported. Police, have confiscated a" high-velocity air rifle" from Conrad's home, the newspaper added.
Officers earlier went to the Muslim Education Center to investigate a complaint that a projectile hit the building in the Chicago suburb of Morton Grove on Friday night, Morton Grove police Chief Mark Erickson told Reuters in a phone interview. (...)