On Sunday night, Israeli police officers opened fire at a young Palestinian man in Neve Yaakov illegal Israeli colony in the Palestinian town of Beit Hanina, north of occupied East Jerusalem, and injured him.

The Police claimed the young man from East Jerusalem “vandalized Israeli cars” and refused to submit to a search when ordered to.

Israeli I24 News said the Palestinian was wearing a coat and carrying an object in his hand and claimed that he set a car on fire and caused damage to ten cars.

After shooting him, the Police said it opened an investigation into the matter; the young man did not attack or attempt to attack anybody before he was shot.