20-year-old shot and killed in Kfar Makar in Galilee

Suspect flees scene of crime near Acre; 2 teens stabbed, seriously injured in Petah Tikva.

April 23, 2011 06:50
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Police car in Tel Aviv at night 311. (photo credit: Yoni Cohen)

An approximately 20-year-old youth was shot and killed by an unknown assailant in Kfar Makar near Acre in the western Galilee overnight Friday. The suspect subsequently fled the scene.

Police believe the shooting was the result of a dispute between criminals.

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MDA paramedics pronounced the youth dead at the scene of the shooting in a coffee house in the village.

Shortly after the incident in Kfar Makar, two youths in their late teens were seriously injured when they were stabbed in Petah Tikva.

MDA paramedics evacuated the pair to Beilinson Hospital in Petah Tikva.

Police opened an investigation into the circumstances of the incident.

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