Sikh Shot Dead in NJ, USA Gas Station

WASHINGTON: A Sikh man working at a gas-station in New Jersey was shot dead over the weekend in an attempted robbery case.

The local police in New Jersey has announced an award of USD 8,000 for information leading to arrest of those responsible for the murder of Surinder Singh.

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A native of India, Singh,40, worked at a gas station as an attendant at Garden State Fuel in Woodbury for 14 years.

A massive manhunt has been launched in New Jersey for the two persons allegedly responsible for the killing of Singh.

The police also released sketch of one suspect.

One of them was described as a black male weighing 150 pounds, 5-feet, 7-inches tall, armed with a small handgun.

They fled scene in a small, silver vehicle north on Broad Street.

According to the police, Singh was shot twice ? once in upper chest, which went straight in and a second time near the right arm pit.

In a statement, North American Punjabi Association alleged that the US law enforcement agencies have failed in protecting the lives and property of Sikh Community in the country

Police are searching for two men in the Sunday night armed robbery and murder of Surinder Singh, a gas station attendant in Woodbury. One suspect is described as a black male, weighing approximately 150 pounds, 5-feet, 7-inches tall. A $5,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the fatal shooting of 40-year-old Woodbury NJ gas station attendant Surinder Singh late Sunday (8/25) at the 958 North Broad Street station, Garden State Fuel. Police believe two people were involved. They released a sketch of one of the suspects.
Police are searching for two men in the Sunday night armed robbery and murder of Surinder Singh, a gas station attendant in Woodbury. One suspect is described as a black male, weighing approximately 150 pounds, 5-feet, 7-inches tall. A $5,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the fatal shooting of 40-year-old Woodbury NJ gas station attendant Surinder Singh late Sunday (8/25) at the 958 North Broad Street station, Garden State Fuel. Police believe two people were involved. They released a sketch of one of the suspects.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Det. Greg Malesich of the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office at (856) 384-5626 or Det. Tom Ryan of the Woodbury Police Department at (856) 845-0065. Anonymous tips can be communicated by texting GLOTIP & your message to CRIMES (274637).

Source: TOI

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