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The Latest: Son: Slain father planned trip to Bangladesh

  • Thousands gather to pray at caskets of Imam Maulama Akonjee, draped in green top, and Thara Uddin in a municipal parking lot, Monday Aug. 15, 2016, in New York. Both were shot in the head as they left the Al-Furqan Jame Masjid mosque in the Ozone Park section of Queens as they left afternoon prayers Saturday. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

    Thousands gather to pray at caskets of Imam Maulama Akonjee, draped in green top, and Thara Uddin in a municipal parking lot, Monday Aug. 15, 2016, in New York. Both were shot in the head as they left the Al-Furqan Jame Masjid mosque in the Ozone Park section of Queens as they left afternoon prayers Saturday. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)  (The Associated Press)

  • In this Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016, photo, people gather near a crime scene for a demonstration after the leader of a New York City mosque and an associate were fatally shot in a brazen daylight attack as they left afternoon prayers Saturday. Police said 55-year-old Imam Maulama Akonjee and his 64-year-old associate, Tharam Uddin, were shot in the back of the head as they left the Al-Furqan Jame Masjid mosque in the Ozone Park section of Queens shortly before 2 p.m. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

    In this Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016, photo, people gather near a crime scene for a demonstration after the leader of a New York City mosque and an associate were fatally shot in a brazen daylight attack as they left afternoon prayers Saturday. Police said 55-year-old Imam Maulama Akonjee and his 64-year-old associate, Tharam Uddin, were shot in the back of the head as they left the Al-Furqan Jame Masjid mosque in the Ozone Park section of Queens shortly before 2 p.m. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)  (The Associated Press)

  • Sandals lay on a street corner at the crime scene, Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016, not far from the Al-Furqan Jame Masjid Mosque in the Ozone Park neighborhood of Queens, New York, where the leader of a New York City mosque has been fatally shot and an associate has been wounded in a brazen daylight attack. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

    Sandals lay on a street corner at the crime scene, Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016, not far from the Al-Furqan Jame Masjid Mosque in the Ozone Park neighborhood of Queens, New York, where the leader of a New York City mosque has been fatally shot and an associate has been wounded in a brazen daylight attack. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)  (The Associated Press)

The Latest on the fatal shootings of a New York City mosque leader and his associate (all times local):

7:50 a.m.

The elder son of one of the two men shot outside a New York City mosque says his father was planning to travel to Bangladesh later this month to visit his ailing mother.

Police say 55-year-old Imam Maulama Alauddin Akonjee and 64-year-old Thara Uddin were shot near the Al-Furqan Jame Masjid mosque in Queens as they left afternoon prayers on Saturday.

Akonjee's son, Foyez Uddin, who isn't related to the other victim, tells The Associated Press in Bangladesh that his father and mother had booked flights for Aug. 31 to visit the elder man's mother. The son says the family is discussing funeral plans.

He says his family "cannot believe he is no more," calling the loss "irreparable."

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1:20 a.m.

A Muslim advocacy group is announcing a reward for information leading to the arrest of the gunman who killed a New York City mosque leader and his associate.

Police say 55-year-old Imam Maulama Alauddin Akonjee and 64-year-old Thara Uddin were shot near the Al-Furqan Jame Masjid mosque in Queens as they left afternoon prayers on Saturday.

The Council on American-Islamic Relations will announce on Monday a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the shooter.

Police say they have not yet determined a motive for the killings, but some in the Bangladeshi Muslim community served by the mosque worry it could be a hate crime.

Muslim community members will gather in Brooklyn on Monday to hold Islamic funeral prayers for the two men.

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This story has been corrected to show the imam's full name is Maulama Alauddin Akonjee.