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Man shot dead in northern Druze town

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An Arab Israeli man was shot dead early Sunday in the northern Druze town of Yarka, police said.

The Magen David Adom ambulance service said paramedics called to the scene found him unconscious and took him to the Galilee Medical Center in Nahariya.

He was pronounced dead upon arrival.

The shooting victim was identified as Hayum Shahada, 53, from Yarka. He was reportedly shot at his metalworking shop in front of customers.

Police said they opened an investigation into the shooting and officers were gathering evidence at the scene and searching for suspects.

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