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Potrero Avenue Shooting Victim Identified as Father of Three Who Helped U.S. Army in Afghanistan

An armed robbery in November killed a man currently identified as Ahmad Fawad Yusufi, the only donor of three young children who helped the United States in the war in Afghanistan.

How The Bay Area has accepted many Afghan refugees.. But in some cases, this ends up sadly.when A man wielding a knife was shot by the police At SoMa last month, we later he Afghan interpreter working at Navy SEALs, And was suffering from PTSD.

A sadder version of a similar story was revealed this week as KTVU reported that it knew the identities of the victims of the shooting on Potrelo Avenue on November 28th. He is 31 years old Ahmad Fawad Yusufi, Three fathers who were also interpreters in Afghanistan With the US military. Every chronicle“I came to the United States on a special immigrant visa in 2017 after supporting the U.S. military in Afghanistan.”

Yusfi lived in Sacramento, but often came to San Francisco to drive Uber. According to KTVU, “Uber said he wasn’t working when Yusfi was shot and killed.” But that may mean he didn’t have a fare at the time. Because Uber is a kind of whim about their definition of “on duty”.

He was shot dead at James Rolph Junior Playgrounds on Potrelo Avenue and Cesar Chavez before 5 am on November 28th. An unknown suspect approached a friend in Yusfi and Yusfi’s car, swung a gun, and demanded a purse and cell phone. Yusfi tried to run, and the suspect shot him. Yusfi will die later that day.

“The case hasn’t been resolved at this time,” police chief Bill Scott recently told the police committee, according to the Chronicles. “Our investigators are following up on the evidence.”

I have GoFundMe campaign to support Yusfi’s family, Because he was the only provider of the family. According to the campaign’s description, “Ahmad’s family is strongly influenced by this incident.” “Ahmad is the father of three children, the youngest is seven months and the oldest is ten. Help this beloved family in this difficult time.”

Related: Afghan families settling in Hayward tell a tragic story of escape and resettlement [SFist]

image: GoFundMe

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