Two dead in Tel Aviv shooting

  • Manhunt going on for the Tel Aviv shooter

    The police have identified the suspect who shot dead two people in a pub in central Tel Aviv on Friday afternoon. As per media reports, the suspect has been identified as a 29-year-old Israeli Arab resident of a village in the northern area of Wadi Ara. The suspect stole his father’s gun, who is working in the security. The father, who recognized the suspect from media reports, contacted the authorities after learning that his weapon was missing. The massive manhunt for the suspect is currently underway.

    A gunman opened fire at a bar in central Tel Aviv killing two people, Israeli police said. At least five people were injured in the firing. Media reports quoted Micky Rosenfeld, police spokesman, as saying that police are currently searching for the suspect. It is not clear what prompted the shooting.