A 43-year-old Lod resident was shot dead tonight (Thursday) in the city. Medics and paramedics of Med"A. He was resuscitated and evacuated to Assaf Harofeh Hospital in a critical condition, where he was pronounced dead by doctors. Lod police officers located an arena and conducted searches after the offense, along with collecting findings, to examine the background and circumstances. The man shot to death, Hassan Issawi, is the second murdered person in Arab society for 2022.
According to surveillance data from the Avraham Initiatives Association, in 2021 this year, 126 Arabs in Israel were murdered in circumstances related to violence and crime, of which 106 were civilians and 19 were non-citizens. In addition, 9 were killed in police / security involvement. Of all those killed, 16 are women. In 105 cases, the murder was done using a firearm. 62 of the murdered were up to the age of 30.