Man lightly hurt in Sheikh Jarrah brawl

Police say a man was lightly hurt in a brawl that included gunfire and stone-throwing in the flashpoint East Jerusalem neighborhood.

Officers who arrived at the scene say stones were hurled at them as well.

According to police, one of the participants fired into the air.

The injured man had a “penetrative wound” to his torso, according to medics, but the cause of the injury was not immediately clear.

“Forces began working to restore order using various means until the riot ceases,” police say in a statement.

There were no immediate reports of arrests.

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