Violence is contrary to teachings of Islam
Muslims also equally condemn every unlawful act of violence wherever it may be committed and by whomsoever it may be; whether it be the murder of innocent civilians, extra-judicial killings, or in the many other forms it is committed everyday all over the world.
I hope this incident does not lead to a backlash against Muslims and to painting all Muslims with the same brush; the vast majority of whom are peaceful, hard-working and contribute greatly to society through working in the health, education, justice sectors as well as many other sectors.
On a final note: we aspire for peace and justice in every corner of the planet.
Imam Arshad, Chapel Walk Mosque