Young man dies after being shot in Jaffa park

Victim, who was known to police, taken to Wolfson Hospital in critical condition; TA: Sudanese man stabbed in head.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
May 26, 2012 02:54
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Police car and taxi in Tel Aviv at night 311. (photo credit: Yoni Cohen)

 
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A young man in his 20s was shot dead late Friday night by an unknown assailant in a park on Aza Street in Jaffa.

A Magen David Adom medical team arrived at the scene and took the man to Wolfson Hospital in Holon in a critical condition. He was later pronounced dead at the hospital.

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An initial investigation revealed that the victim, who was known to police, arrived in a car, and sat in the park.

The assassin apparently arrived on a motorcycle, shot the victim and then fled the scene.

Police continued to search for the attacker.

In an unrelated incident, a Sudanese foreign national was stabbed in the head near the Tel Aviv central bus station on Friday night, police reported.

A Magen David Adom team arrived at the scene to the treat the man who suffered moderate injuries.



Police opened an investigation into the circumstances of the incident.

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