JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia - Saudi security
forces killed a gunman on Saturday morning after he fired at a
checkpoint near the Interior Minister's palace in Jeddah, the
state news agency said early on Saturday.
"At 1 a.m. on Saturday, a person carrying a gun fired at a
checkpoint in Abdulrahman Al-Malki Street in Jeddah. He was
dealt with swiftly and was killed. The event is still under
investigation," the statement said.