Cinco estadounidenses entre los heridos en tiroteo en Jerusalén

Jerusalén At least eight people, incluyendo cinco estadounidenses, were wounded in a shooting attack targeting a bus near the Western Wall in Jerusalem’s Old City early Sunday morning.

Alrededor 1:30 am hora local domingo (6:30 pm. Y), police said in a statement that aterrorist armed with weapons shot at a bus and vehicles in a parking lot near the Old City of Jerusalem.
Two Americans are being treated at the Hadassah Medical Center, and three at Shaare Zedek Medical Center, according to the hospitals. At least two of the Americans injured were tourists, the hospitals said. Israeli media earlier reported that four American victims were tourists and members of the same family.
    Two of the victims are listed as in serious condition, while the other six victims are mildly and moderately injured, according to emergency services. One of the wounded was pregnant, and underwent an emergency caesarean operation. Both mother and baby are in serious condition, according to Shaare Zedek hospital.
      The US Embassy in Jerusalem said they areshocked and saddenedby the attack. They confirmed that US citizens were among the victims and that they were gathering more information.
        We strongly condemn all acts of terrorism and actions that exacerbate tensions,” an embassy spokesperson said in a statement to CNN.
        Our thoughts are with the loved ones of the victims and we wish all of them a quick and full recovery,” la declaración decía.
          An Israeli police officer checks a bus following a shooting incident in Jerusalem early Sunday morning.

          The shooter fled the scene, with security forces, the Shin Bet and the IDF in pursuit. Police said a helicopter from the Israel Police’s aerial unit assisted in the search.
          The suspect later turned himself into police. The weapon he carried with him was seized, according to a police spokesperson.
          The suspect is an Israeli citizen from East Jerusalem, a security source told CNN.
          He was not known for any terror related offenses, but had a criminal record and had spent time in prison, the security source told CNN.
          The source said the suspectwhose identity has not been releasedwas born in 1996.
          Israeli media has described him as a Palestinian who holds Israeli citizenship.
            Police and forensic investigators have begun operations at the scene to investigate the attack, la policía dijo.
            Sunday’s shooting comes after hostilities in Gaza last weekend left dozens of Palestinians dead. A ceasefire between Israel and the Islamic Jihad militant group in Gaza was announced last Sunday.




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