Terrorist Attempts Stabbing Civilian East of Jerusalem – Neutralized

“There is no safety—said Hashem—for the wicked.” Isaiah 48:22 (The Israel Bible™)

A suspected Palestinian terrorist was neutralized in what appeared to have been an attempted stabbing attack at a gas station near the Mishor Adumim Industrial Park just east of Jerusalem.

According to the police, the suspect ran to attack the would-be victim with a screwdriver and was subsequently shot in the head by an armed civilians.

“I received a call that a man was walking around the area…holding a sharp object in his hand, apparently going to attack someone,” said a paramedic from Magen David Adom, an emergency response organization.

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“(The suspect) was supposedly neutralized by a civilian on site. I arrived several minutes later and found the attacker in critical condition with gunshot wounds to his upper body.”

The Palestinian suspect was transferred to Jerusalem’s Hadassah Hospital Mount Scopus, located in eastern Jerusalem, for further treatment.

Magen David Adom said there were no other injuries but that three people at the scene were treated for shock.