Houston: Israeli consul's husband shot

Sarkalem Zveida seriously hurt after shooting spree in apartment building.

April 24, 2007 23:19


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The husband of the Israeli consul in Houston, Texas was seriously wounded in a shooting attack in his apartment building, it was released for publication on Tuesday, The attacker drew the gun after an argument with a neighbor and tried to enter the home of the Israeli diplomats. He fired a shot through the door, which hit Sarkalem Zveida, husband of Bleinish Zveida, the Foreign Ministry's first diplomat of Ethiopian origin. Zveida was evacuated to a hospital where his condition was stabilized. The attacker continued his shooting spree, murdering the manager of the building before committee suicide. Houston Police and the Foreign Ministry said that the incident was not a planned attack against Israelis.

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