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Police search for suspect in deadly restaurant shooting

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Police have identified the gunman who detectives say shot and killed a popular restaurant owner.

According to East Point police, Yusuf Abdul Alkarim has been identified as the suspect in the murder of restaurant owner Riyadh Nuriddin.

Nuriddin was shot in his restaurant “Iklaus” on Sylvan Avenue Wednesday night during a robbery.

Many in the community learned about the death and were stunned at the news. They say he was a pillar in the community.

East Point Police are asking people to contact them at 404-559-6226 if anyone has information on Alkarim’s whereabouts.

Police issued an arrest warrant for Alkarim.

Funeral arrangements for Nuriddin will be held on Sunday at 12:00 p.m. at Atlanta Masjid of Al-Islam, 560 Fayetteville Rd SE, Atlanta, GA 30316.

The burial will be at 3095 Jonesboro Road Atlanta, Ga 30354.

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