Palestinian shouts ‘Allahu akbar’ and lunges at officers in Jerusalem, is shot — police

Emanuel (Mannie) Fabian is The Times of Israel's military correspondent.

A Palestinian shouted “Allahu akbar” and lunged at police officers in Jerusalem’s Old City, police say.

The man was shot by officers near one of the entrances to the Temple Mount.

Police did not say if the suspect was armed.

There are no other injuries.

According to Palestinian media reports, police have closed off the area.

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