Man shot while sitting in his car in Tel Aviv - report

The victim, who has not yet been named, has reportedly been involved in criminal cases involving fraud, extortion and credit card forgery.

ENTERING THE emergency room at Ichilov Hospital in Tel Aviv.   (photo credit: MARC ISRAEL SELLEM)
ENTERING THE emergency room at Ichilov Hospital in Tel Aviv.
(photo credit: MARC ISRAEL SELLEM)

A man with a history of white-collar crime was lightly injured when an unidentified gunman fired at him while he was sitting in his parked car on Nissim Aloni Street, a residential area of Tel Aviv, Ynet reported early Tuesday morning.

The victim has been involved in criminal cases involving fraud, extortion and credit card forgery.

Police investigating a crime scene  (credit: POLICE SPOKESPERSON'S UNIT)Police investigating a crime scene (credit: POLICE SPOKESPERSON'S UNIT)

Police said that the man was not injured by a gunshot and that he was taken to Ichilov Hospital.

Authorities are currently investing the case as a crime-related incident, the Ynet report added.

Elsewhere, more shooting incidents 

Separately, on Monday night, a man who was moderately wounded in a shooting in Taybeh was kidnapped by gunmen while traveling in an ambulance to Meir hospital in Kfar Saba, Israeli media reported.

Additionally, a mother and her 14-year-old daughter were killed in a shooting in Lod.