Police in East Jerusalem open fire on car that ran through roadblock

Judah Ari Gross is The Times of Israel's military correspondent.

Police say officers opened fire at a car that drove through a roadblock without stopping in the a-Tur neighborhood of Jerusalem.

“A car arrived at a police checkpoint in the a-Tur neighborhood of East Jerusalem and did not respond to calls by officers to halt and continued driving. The officers who felt under threat opened fire at the fleeing car,” police say.

The police add that officers are searching the area for the vehicle.

There is no immediate indication that the incident was terror-related.

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