Police commander backs Silwan shooting security guard

By JPOST.COM STAFF
September 22, 2010 20:42

Jerusalem District Police Commander Aharon Franco on Wednesday evening gave his backing to the Israeli security guard who on Wednesday shot dead Samar Sarchan, a resident of the east Jerusalem village of Silwan.

Franco told reporters that "according to an initial investigation, the guard encountered a preplanned ambush which put his life in danger, prompting him to open fire."


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