After the attack, the man tied an improvised noose around his neck attached to a metal pole and drove off, killing himself, the photographer said.
Small groups of masked men are barricading themselves behind burning tires and garbage containers and attacking police officers.
According to the Shin Bet, there were a total of 212 attacks compared to 172 in August, a rise of 23 percent. Meanwhile, July saw 113 and June had a total of 147 attacks.
Officers had entered Eizariya to search for suspects who had, in an unusual move, broken open a gate in the concrete security barrier in the nearby area of Abu Dis.
Protests were held in multiple cities around the world since Sunday including in Athens, Los Angeles and Ottawa.
An indictment will be filed against the three suspected terrorists on Thursday for throwing Molotov cocktails at a man who spoke to them in Arabic.
Molotov cocktails got their name when Finnish people mocked Soviet Minister of Foreign Affairs Vyacheslav Molotov during the 1939 Soviet invasion of Finland.
A 19-year-old Palestinian was shot dead after stabbing a police officer in Jerusalem's Old City that same morning.
"Make Molotov cocktails, neutralize the occupier!" the Defense Ministry said, urging residents to be careful.
Could this move further endanger the soldiers who carry out such orders in the future before the International Criminal Court?