A Palestinian man suspected of involvement in the shooting attack yesterday evening was arrested overnight by IDF (Zahal) forces. The shooting attack took place yesterday evening on the route leading from Har Gilo to Jerusalem, causing damage to an Israeli vehicle.

Following immediate searches in the area, an IDF (Zahal) force started a chase leading to the arrest of the suspect, Muhaned Muhamed Mahmud Aze, a 34 year old man from Betlehem in less than two hours from the incident. The suspect was questioned on the scene and confessed to taking an active role in the attack. He was arrested and taken for questioning by the ISA.