Armed Palestinian shot dead by guard near West Bank settlement, medics say
Emanuel (Mannie) Fabian is The Times of Israel's military correspondent.
A Palestinian man allegedly armed with a handgun has been shot dead by a security guard near the West Bank settlement of Kedumim, medics say.
According to the Rescuers Without Borders emergency service, the suspect approached Kedumim’s northern neighborhood, where he was spotted and shot by a settlement security guard on a patrol.
The service says the suspect has been killed and there are no other injuries.
Security forces are scanning the area for other possible suspects. A siren sounds in the settlement as residents have been ordered to remain indoors until further notice.
There is no immediate comment from the military on the incident.
Kedumim is in the northern part of the West Bank near the Palestinian city of Nablus.