Man shot dead in Lod, 67th murder in Arab community in 2021

A 23-year-old man has been shot dead in a drive-by shooting in the central city of Lod.

The murder is suspected to be related to ongoing disputes between criminal gangs, and is the 67th murder in the Arab community since the start of 2021, according to the Abraham Initiative nonprofit.

Police say officers are searching for suspects and scanning the scene for evidence.

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