Israeli soldier shoots and kills Jewish man mistaken for Palestinian attacker

October 22, 2015 11:55 AM

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The man was a 28-year-old resident of Jerusalem. Police said he was shot after soldiers asked for his ID and a scuffle ensued.

JERUSALEM—An Israeli soldier shot and killed a Jewish man he suspected of being a Palestinian attacker, police said Thursday, in a reflection of the jittery mood that has gripped Israelis amid a spate of near-daily stabbings.

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