Israeli Man Stabbed Outside Jerusalem Mall, Attacker Reportedly Shot

Both men evacuated for medical care. Israeli Police confirms the stabbing was criminally motivated

Nir Hasson
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Scene of the stabbing in Jerusalem, April 29, 2018
Scene of the stabbing in Jerusalem, April 29, 2018Credit: MDA Spokesperson's Unit
Nir Hasson
Nir Hasson

A man was stabbed outside a mall in Jerusalem on Sunday, emergency services report. The attacker has been shot and wounded by security forces.

The man, 30, is reported to suffer serious wounds. He has been evacuated for medical care in a Jerusalem hospital.

Israeli Police has confirmed the stabbing was criminally motivated.

Reports say the man was stabbed in Pierre Koenig street in Jerusalem. A police officer present at the scene opened fire and incapacitated the suspect. Emergency services report the attacker, 35, was shot in the limbs and remains conscious.