2 Americans among victims in Jerusalem shooting

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2 Americans among victims in Jerusalem shooting

Sunday, 6: 30 p.m., is around 1: 30 am local time. A terrorist armed with weapons shot at a bus and vehicles in a parking lot near the Old City of Jerusalem, according to the statement by ET police. The hospitals said two Americans are being treated at the Hadassah Medical Center and three at the Shaare Zedek Medical Center. The hospitals said that two of the Americans injured were tourists. Israeli media reported earlier that four American victims were tourists and members of the same family.

Two of the victims are listed as being seriously injured, while the other six victims are mildly and moderately injured, according to emergency services. One of the wounded was pregnant and underwent an emergency caesarean operation. Both mother and baby are in serious serious serious condition, according to the Shaare Zedek hospital.

The US Embassy in Jerusalem said they were shocked and saddened by the attack. They said that US citizens were among the victims and that they were gathering more information.

A spokesman for the embassy said in a statement to CNN that all acts of terrorism and actions that exacerbate tensions are strongly condemned. The statement said that the loved ones of the victims are in our thoughts and we wish all of them a quick and full recovery. The US ambassador to Israel, Tom Nides, condemned Sunday's attack. We strongly condemn the attack outside the Old City of Jerusalem. Nides said in a tweet that he was praying for a quick recovery for all of the innocent victims. Americans were injured in this attack, and I am deeply saddened by it. I've spoken with the families and will keep them in my prayers. He continued to monitor the situation. Nides was confirmed as the US ambassador to Israel in November 2021, and is married to Virginia Moseley, CNN's executive vice president of editorial for the network's US operation. An Israeli police officer checks a bus after a shooting incident in Jerusalem early Sunday morning. The shooter fled the scene, with security forces, the Shin Bet and the IDF in pursuit. A helicopter from the Israel Police's aerial unit assisted in the search, according to the police. The suspect turned himself into police. The weapon he carried with him was seized, according to a police spokeswoman. A security source told CNN that the suspect is an Israeli citizen from East Jerusalem. The security source told CNN he was not known for any terror related offenses but had a criminal record and had spent time in prison. The suspect, whose identity has not been released, was born in 1996, according to the source. Israeli media has described him as a Palestinian citizen with Israeli citizenship. Police and forensic investigators have begun operations at the scene to investigate the attack, police said. Sunday's shooting came after hostilities in Gaza last weekend left dozens of Palestinians dead. A ceasefire between Israel and the Islamic Jihad militant group in Gaza was announced last Sunday.