Indian-American motel owner shot dead after dispute over room tariff

Written on 02/15/2024
Asia91 Team


In Alabama, a dispute over motel room rent led to the fatal shooting of Pravin Raojibhai Patel, a 76-year-old motel owner of Indian origin, by 34-year-old William Jeremy Moore. The confrontation occurred at the Hillcrest Motel in Sheffield. Following the incident, Moore was captured by the police. The Asian American Hotel Owners Association and the local community have expressed deep sadness and outrage over this violent act. Patel, remembered for his significant contribution to the Sheffield community, leaves behind a legacy of kindness and business acumen.