The border police of Israel mistakenly shot and killed fleeing from a resident of East Jerusalem, mistaking him for an armed man.

Near the Lion’s gate of Jerusalem’s Old city, a police patrol noticed a man with a suspicious device in her hand that looked like a gun, — the press service of the police.

Police ordered the man to stop and began to pursue him. Then they opened fire on him.

It is noted that the weapons of the murdered young man was found. Currently, police are investigating to determine the legality of the open fire and studying the surveillance cameras.

According to relatives of the deceased man suffered from mental disorders and could not understand the demands of the police.

As previously wrote in the Mall city Aventura (Florida) shooting occurred. In the incident two people were injured.