Jerusalem resident seriously injured in Saturday morning shooting attack

A resident of Jerusalem's Old City was seriously injured following a shooting in the Abu Tor neighborhood of Jerusalem early Saturday morning, Israel media reported.

Abu Tor is a mixed Jerusalem neighborhood, located about 3.5 kilometers from the Old City.

Police responded to the scene before transferring the victim to a hospital for medical attention after sustaining penetrating injuries.

Police have opened an investigation and continue to search for the suspects. Police believe the incident is criminal in nature.