Israeli Soldier Kills Jewish Man Mistaken for Attacker in Jerusalem

October 22, 2015 8:05 AM

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Israeli Soldier Kills Jewish Man Mistaken for Attacker in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM — An Israeli soldier shot and killed a Jewish man he suspected was a Palestinian "terrorist" in Jerusalem, police said Thursday, in a reflection of the jittery mood that has gripped Israelis amid a spate of near-daily Palestinian stabbing attacks.

Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said soldiers deployed in Jerusalem to reinforce police demanded late Wednesday that the man show them his ID. The man refused, scuffled with the soldiers and then attempted to seize one of their weapons. One soldier shot the man, who later died of his wounds, Rosenf...

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