A disturbing surveillance video shows the moment when a lift driver was shot dead in Washington DC and the four people escaped from the scene
Washington, D.C. Metro Police found 31-year-old Nasrat Ahmad Yal unconscious and with gunshot wounds near the 400th block of Northeast 11th Avenue just after midnight on Monday. report Fox 5 DC. According to Fox 5, he was taken to a local hospital where authorities pronounced him dead.
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About 30 seconds of the video Alison of Fox 5 posted on Twitter Papson I hear a loud sound, like a gunshot. Four young men were then seen running down an alleyway and the camera caught words that sounded like “”.[inaudible] just killed him. I could also hear one of the four saying, “It’s coming soon, brother.”
According to Fox, detectives have yet to identify a suspect and Yah’s death has been ruled a homicide and is still under investigation. Police will offer rewards of up to $25,000 to anyone who provides information leading to the arrest and conviction of the perpetrators, Fox reported. (Related: DC Mayor Muriel Bowser admits city faces ‘rising crime’)
WUSA9 reported that Yar was the only one supporting a family of four, his wife and two young sons aged 13 and 15 months. A former Afghan veteran who served as an interpreter for US special forces in Afghanistan, Yal fled the country in 2021 after the Afghan government fell to the Taliban. “If he had stayed, he would have definitely been the man to watch,” retired Lt. Col. Matthew Butler told WUSA9. “He has served the country far more than I have. I was in combat for 42 months and it was nowhere near as good as he was,” the colonel said.
Lyft issued a statement confirming that Yar was their driver, saying, “Our hearts go out to the loved ones of Mr Nasrat in facing this unspeakable tragedy.” said. We have reached out to his family to offer their assistance and are in contact with law enforcement to assist with the investigation. ”
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