Jerusalem District police officers and Border Police officers opened fire on a vehicle that sped towards them and tried to hit them at the Shuafat refugee camp on Friday night.
A young man from the village of Hizma, in his 20s, was seriously injured and was taken to receive medical treatment, as a result of the shooting.
Another passenger sitting in the suspect vehicle was arrested by the forces, after he attempted to harm the police officers at the scene, according to a police spokesperson.
An inspection of the vehicle used in the attack revealed that it had falsified license plates, police are currently investigating the situation.
During the arrest, stones were thrown at Israeli police operating there. As a result, they were forced to use measures intended to disperse the rioters.
Police in Shuafat
Police had been called to the neighborhood after a 3-year-old girl fell from a balcony in her house in the neighborhood. The girl was taken to hospital but was pronounced dead on arrival.
The girl named, Norsin al-Kharob, fell from her balcony earlier in the night with residents saying "She was playing on the balcony before she fell to her death," Ynet quoted them as saying. Police have opened an investigation into her death.
The link between the two events is not yet known, however, it is not uncommon for police to be attacked by residents of the neighborhood during operations in the area.
Border Police Officer Asil Suaed was killed in February when a 13-year-old Palestinian stabbed him to death while police were conducting routine security checks on a bus at a checkpoint in Shuafat.
During the operation to arrest the terrorist's family, officers were also attacked by a driver who attempted to run them over, officers responded in a similar manner shooting at the driver, before arresting him.