Border Patrol officers patrolling next to the Tomb of the
Patriarchs in Hebron shot and killed a Palestinian man after he pulled a fake
gun on them, National Police Spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said
Rosenfeld said that the Border Patrol is carrying out an
investigation into the incident, which was reportedly followed by violent
protests by Palestinian locals. He could not confirm reports that the officer
who shot the man was a female Border Patrol fighter.