Business owner shot to death in northern Israel
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Business owner shot to death in northern Israel

Man in his 50s gunned down in his workplace in town of Shfaram, near Haifa; police search for suspects

Illustrative: Police at the scene of a shooting incident. February 28, 2017. (Flash90)
Illustrative: Police at the scene of a shooting incident. February 28, 2017. (Flash90)

A man in his 50s was shot to death on Friday night in the northern Arab-Israeli town of Shfaram, near Haifa.

The man was a business owner in the town and was reportedly shot at his place of business, according to Hebrew media reports.

Emergency responders at the scene transported the shooting victim in critical condition to Haifa’s Rambam Hospital, where resuscitation efforts failed and he was pronounced dead.

Police officers were searching the area for suspects and opened an investigation into the incident. The background for the shooting was unclear.

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