Three Killed, Seven Injured in Mass Shooting in Tel Aviv, Israel (VIDEO)
At least three people were killed and seven more were injured in a shooting attack at an open-air mall in Tel Aviv, Israel, Wednesday night local time.
Two shooters were reported to have been arrested, and a third was being sought by authorities. Police subsequently reported that they were calling off the search for a potential third suspect.
One of the two suspects had been shot and was entering surgery, according to Times of Israel correspondent Haviv Gur.
The location of the shooting was Sarona Market, a complex of restaurants and boutiques that opened to the public last year.
Police had reportedly warned that the market was a target for terrorist attacks.
— Amichai Stein (@AmichaiStein1) June 8, 2016
Israeli authorities are describing the event as a terrorist attack and are reportedly looking for potential explosive devices.
CNN’s Oren Liebermann described the market where the shooting took place as a “soft target.”
The Israeli Defense Forces confirmed that one of the victims, originally reported as being in critical condition, had died. Israeli police reported that a total of three had been killed.
At least 1 fatality in #TelAviv shooting attack.
— IDF (@IDFSpokesperson) June 8, 2016
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