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A rabbi was reportedly shot and killed in Cleveland, Ohio, on Tuesday, US media reported.

The rabbi, who was affiliated with the Chabad community, was reportedly shot inside his home.

Preliminary reports indicated that the shooting was carried out by a man who was apparently familiar to the family and was involved in a verbal dispute with the rabbi prior to the shooting, but sources emphasize that at this point, that no official information about the incident has been released.

The victim was identified as 34-year-old Rabbi Yossi Bialo.