Palestinian Gunman Kills Israeli as Violence Roils West Bank

1 March 2023 02:50

A Palestinian gunman opened fire on Monday in the west bank critically wounding an Israeli man as a new wave of fighting showed no signs of slowing. Officials said the victim a 25-year-old man was in critical condition and undergoing CPR as he was rushed to a hospital. 

The shooting occurred a day after two Israelis were killed by a Palestinian gunman in the northern west bank triggering a rampage by Israeli settlers through a Palestinian town that torched dozens of cars and homes.

The National Emergency Medical Service, Magen David Adom said Monday's shooting took place at a junction near the Palestinian town of Jericho. Police said they were searching for the suspect who escaped in a car.