News Brief 2/29/2012, Adar 6, 5772
Cop Who Shot Car Thief To Be Released from Jail
Former police detective Shahar Mizrahi will be released from prison on Thursday. Mizrachi was convicted of manslaughter after shooting and killing Mahmoud Ghanayem, a car thief. Mizrachi testified that the thief attempted to run him over and he shot in self defense. His sentence was cut short by the parole board. He began his sentence in August 2010.