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  Tishrei 19, 5773 , 05/10/12

Name of Eilat Shooting Victim Cleared for Publication

The name of the man who was murdered in the shooting incident in the Lenoardo Hotel in Eilat on Friday morning is Abed Armando, 33, it was cleared for publication on Friday afternoon.

Armando was murdered by a Jewish American who arrived in Israel as part of the Jewish Agency's "Oranim" program. The shooter later barricaded himself in one of the rooms in the hotel and was shot to death by police during a negotiation attempt.

(Arutz Sheva’s North American Desk is keeping you updated until the start of Shabbat in New York. The time posted automatically on all Arutz Sheva articles, however, is Israeli time.)

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