Man dies from wounds sustained in Lod shooting with likely criminal background

February 22, 2016 19:36


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One man was killed and two others lightly hurt when a gunman opened fire outside a kiosk in Lod Monday night.

The shooting took place on HaMasger street in the city, and police said the background of the shooting is criminal.

The victims were standing outside the kiosk when a car pulled up and a gunman stepped out and opened fire before fleeing in the vehicle.

Magen David Adom paramedics said that when they arrived they found two men in their 20s, including one was unconscious and in critical condition with gunshot wounds to his upper body. The other wounded person was lightly hurt with gunshot wounds to his legs.

Another victim was lightly hurt in the shooting, police said.

The wounded were taken to Asaf HaRofeh Hospital, where the critically wounded victim was ruled dead.

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