Man shot dead in north in 125th killing in Arab community this year

A man in his 30s is shot dead in the northern village of Reineh near Nazareth in the 125th killing in the Arab community this year, police and medics say.

The man is identified as Maharan Oweisi. Media reports say he is the son of the deputy mayor of Nazareth.

Police say a suspect was arrested after trying to flee the scene in a stolen vehicle.

No immediate motive was given for the killing that comes amid an unprecedented crime wave in the community.

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