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      Archive: 11/8/2012

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        11/8/2012, Cheshvan 23, 5773

      American Eilat Shooter Committed Suicide

      According to a police probe of the Eilat Leonardo Plaza shooting incident in early October, disgruntled dismissed hotel employee American William Hershkowitz, 23 took a handgun from a security guard and shot Armando Abed in the hotel dining room, and proceeded to commit suicide in the hotel kitchen.

      It was originally believed that Hershkowitz was gunned down by the SWAT response team. (Jewish Telegraphic Agency)