Imam Abdul Shahid Muhammad, a Fresno interfaith leader and retired Muslim chaplain, passed on March 7, 2017.

He worked as a Muslim chaplain for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation for more than 20 years, provided Islamic religious services for Muslim patients at Coalinga State Hospital, was president and founder of the Muslim American Chaplains Association, and previously served as vice president of the Associated Chaplains in California State Service.