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  10/5/2012, Tishrei 19, 5773

Police: Eilat Shooting May have Criminal Background

The initial appraisal of police investigating a shooting at a hotel in Eilat is that the background of the incident is criminal. A man described by Agence France Presse as a tourist from the United States barricaded himself in a hotel room after he took a gun from a security guard and started shooting in all directions.

AFP said one person was killed.Others were treated for shock.