An attacker opened fire in central Tel Aviv on Thursday, wounding three people, before being “neutralised” by Israeli police, officials said, Reuters reports.
Large numbers of police and medical workers rushed to Dizengoff Street, a main drag in the heart of the city, where the gunman carried out the attack. A street side restaurant was left empty after customers apparently fled the scene mid-meal, Reuters footage showed.
“The suspect was neutralised by police officers” according to a police statement. Three people were wounded, including one in serious condition, it said.
There were no immediate details about the circumstances of the shooting, though police said initial signs were that it was carried out by a Palestinian youth.