A resident of the east Jerusalem neighborhood of A-Tor was killed and another
seriously wounded in a clash that erupted between families on Friday
According to an initial police investigation, on Friday night, a
22-year-old member the Abu Ghanem family seriously wounded a 23-year-old man
from the Abu Wahl family when he shot him in the head.
In the mayhem that
followed, the gun was allegedly accidentally fired, hitting 40-year-old Muhammad
Abu Ghanem, a member of the shooter’s family.
Both casualties were rushed
to Jerusalem’s Hadassah-University Hospital at Mt. Scopus, where the elder Abu
The young man suspected of shooting fled the scene with his gun
and police were searching for him.