It was released for publication that Colonel Israel Shomer, who shot to death a Palestinian rioter that was throwing stones at vehicles, was investigated about the incident.
After an incident where the Binyamin Brigade Commander shot and killed a Palestinian rioter that was throwing stones at vehicles near Ramallah, Colonel Israel Shomer was investigated as a warning, Channel 2 News has learned. The investigation reveals that Colonel Shomer feared for his life and acted in accordance with regulations. He consulted with an attorney for the case.
The IDF stressed that in the incident, Israeli forces were attacked in Kfar El Ram by stone-throwers, which consisted of large angry crowds throwing huge rocks. During the attack, the soldiers felt that their lives were in danger, so Colonel Shomer implemented standard procedures and shot at the crowd of rioters. The Palestinian rioter that was injured was taken to a hospital in Ramallah, where he died due to his injuries.