Police in Hod Hasharon 311.
(photo credit: Zaka / Anshil Za'ak)
Three days after two young men from Rehovot’s Kiryat Moshe neighborhood were
shot and seriously wounded by an unidentified gunman, police are still grasping
The two men were standing under a building when they were shot
in Kiryat Moshe, an area struggling with social deprivation and youth
Police say they still do not know if the shots were fired from
a gunman on foot, or whether it was a drive-by shooting. Both men were rushed to
the city’s Kaplan Medical Center. One man continues to be in critical condition,
and the second is in moderate condition.
Meanwhile, police in Kiryat
Malachi arrested an soldier on suspicion of using his military-issued firearm to
intimidate a second man during a dispute.
According to police, the
soldier, who was home on leave, fired a round into the floor during an
altercation with a 21-year-old man. The soldier is under arrest, while a second
suspect described by police as his accomplice is under house arrest.
firearm allegedly used in the incident has been seized by police.