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Police shoot 20-year-old terrorist who fired shots at Jerusalem homes

By Mason White 5:07 PM August 25, 2014
Pisgat Ze’ev train station illustration 

By: Devansh Dutt
A terrorist who opened fire at Jewish homes in Jerusalem, was shot, Israel Police said.

The Jerusalem Police Department said that the Muslim terrorist who opened fire on Saturday, came from the Shuafat neighborhood in East Jerusalem.

He was shot and seriously wounded by police. The suspect was identified as a 20-year-old man. He is being treated at a Jerusalem hospital under heavy police guard.

Police were called to the scene after he fired several shots at residential homes in Pisgat Ze’ev. No one was injured in the attack.

When the suspect recovers, he will be brought before the Jerusalem Magistrate’s Court for a bail hearing.