An Israeli security guard shot and killed, on Saturday evening, a Palestinian man, in an alleged shooting attack in the Israeli city of Tel Aviv, local sources reported.

On Saturday evening, a Palestinian young man allegedly shot and killed one Israeli security guard, and injured two more Israelis in Tel Aviv, in the central coastal region of Israel.

The Times of Israel quoted Israeli Police Commissioner, Kobi Shabtai, who stated that two security officers approached a “suspect” who pulled out a handgun and opened fire, striking one of the security guards.

The Times of Israeli added that the uninjured security guard chased the man and returned fire, the officer was quoted as saying, “I chased after him and continued shooting until he fell to the ground.”

The injured security officer was identified as Chen Amir, 42, was shot in the head and transported to hospital with critical injuries, which he succumbed to shortly thereafter.

Chen Amir, 42

The details of other injuries are unclear, the Times of Israel failed to mention other injuries, however Palestinian media reported three injuries in total.

It was added that the accused shooter was also transported to hospital after being shot multiple times, he was pronounced dead shortly after arrival.

The accused perpetrator of the shooting was identified as Kamal Abu Bakr, 22, from Rummanah village, northwest of Jenin, in the northern occupied West Bank.

Kamal Abu Bakr, 22
According to the Israeli Army Radio, Abu Bakr had been on the army’s “wanted list” for the past six months for allegedly opening fire at occupation forces in the West Bank.

The Times of Israel labelled the alleged shooter as a “terrorist” without mentioning that on Friday, an illegal Israeli settler shot and killed a 19 year old Palestinian young man in the town of Burqa, east of Ramallah, in the central West Bank.

It also omits the details of the 56 years of ongoing military occupation of the West Bank and Gaza, or the the daily assault, abductions and attacks against the Palestinian citizens in the West Bank.

This is a breaking news story, not all details are clear at this time, this report will be updated as new information becomes available.

[Video from Palestine TV]