Rumi Akter of DOT
A Bangladeshi national, a PhD student was shot dead in a robbery at a gas station in Louisiana of the United States on Saturday morning (local time), reports the daily star.
The victim was identified as Md Firoz-Ulamin, 29, a graduate student of Computer Science and Engineering of Louisiana State University, Reveille, a local US newspaper reported quoting police.
The armed perpetrator entered the building of Mr. Lucky’s Valero Gas Station on Airline Highway around 3:30am and shot the LSU PhD student Ulamin, who was working as a clerk. Firoz-Ulamin was pronounced dead at the scene.
Ulamin worked under University professor Golden G Richard III, LSU Media Relations Director Ernie Ballard said to The Advocate.
According to his LinkedIn page, Firoz-Ulamin completed his bachelor’s and master’s degree in computer science and engineering in Bangladesh.
He was scheduled to graduate from LSU in 2023.