In giro 1:30 sono ora locale domenica (6:30 p.m. E), police said in a statement that a “terrorist armed with weapons shot at a bus and vehicles in a parking lot near the Old City of Jerusalem.”
“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,” diceva la dichiarazione.
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 suspect — la cui identità non è stata rilasciata — è nato 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, ha detto la polizia.
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.