Alleged Jaffa crime boss shot to death in suspected mob hit

An Arab Israeli man, who reportedly heads a crime family, is killed in Jaffa this evening, with police reporting he was shot dead at close range.

Police say they have opened an investigation into the shooting, which Israeli media reports describe as a mob hit.

The man is not identified by name, but is said to head a criminal organization in Jaffa, which is part of the Tel Aviv municipality.

According to the Abraham Initiatives, the man is the 49th Arab Israeli to be killed so far this year in an incident involving violence or crime.

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