Gunman Shoots, Critically Injures Israeli Temple Mount Activist

A well-known Temple Mount activist was seriously wounded in a shooting on Derech Hevron Street in Jerusalem late Wednesday night and is being treated for serious wounds in Sha’arei Tzedek Hospital.

Rabbi Yehuda Glick, 49, of the Temple Mount Heritage Foundation was shot at the Menachem Begin Heritage Center. He had been speaking at a Temple Mount and Eretz Yisrael Faithful Movement event held at the center annually.

A Jerusalem District spokesman said the gunman was on a motorcycle.

According to Aaron Adler, a MDA paramedic who arrived on scene, Rabbi Glick was still conscious. “We found a man suffering from a number of gunshot wounds in the upper part of his body. We provided him with immediate medical treatment and admitted him for emergency treatment at the hospital with the victim in critical condition”…