A 47-year-old man was shot to death in the commercial district of Dimona on Tuesday night. Police have yet to arrest a suspect in the murder.
The man is said to be well known in Dimona's community.
Police received a notice of gunshots at around 9:15 P.M. Safety and rescue crews that arrived on the scene found the man injured with gunshot wounds. Paramedics attempted to save his life but were forced to pronounce him as dead after a shot amount of time.
Police from Dimona and the Negev have opened an investigation into the murder.
A Dimona resident who was in his office when the shooting occurred said he ran to the man after hearing the gunshots.
"He still had a pulse and I tried to resuscitate him but it didn't help. He was shot several time in the upper part of his body," the resident said.
On Monday night a woman was shot to death in Lod in what is suspected to have been an incident of infighting between clans.
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