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NYC dad Shia Hersch Glick critically hurt shielding kids in Jerusalem attack

A Brooklyn dad was critically wounded making an attempt to defend his household from a Palestinian terrorist in Jerusalem on Sunday, whereas a pregnant borough lady additionally shot within the assault needed to bear an emergency C-section.

The badly damage patriarch, Shia Hersch Glick of Williamsburg, “was shot within the neck whereas shielding his spouse and youngsters,” mentioned Sen. Chuck Schumer at an unrelated press convention in New York Metropolis.

Glick — “most cancers survivor beloved by all locally” — is in crucial situation on a respirator however anticipated to outlive, Schumer mentioned. The person’s son suffered much less extreme accidents when he was shot in the best arm, in keeping with native Israeli hospital officers.

In the meantime, the injured unnamed 35-year-old mom-to-be underwent an emergency C-section after being shot within the stomach, mentioned Dr. Alon Schwartz of Shaarei Tzedek Medical Middle to i24 Information.

“The newborn is intubated within the neo-natal intensive-care unit — ventilated and intubated and in severe situation, additionally,” Schwartz mentioned.

A fifth American — Menachem Palace, 22, additionally of Brooklyn — was among the many whole eight individuals shot, too, the Times of Israel reported.

Menachem's father Dovid Palace
Menachem Palace was recognized as one of many victims from the capturing.
Glick -- "cancer survivor beloved by all in the community" -- is in critical condition on a respirator but expected to survive.
Glick — “most cancers survivor beloved by all locally” — is in crucial situation on a respirator however anticipated to outlive.
AHMAD GHARABLI/AFP through Getty Photographs

The group was on a bus headed to a non secular website often called David’s Tomb on the time.

““I seemed to my proper, subsequent to the window I used to be sitting subsequent to, and I noticed that it was fully smashed. I rapidly ducked down and noticed blood on my shoulder,” Palace mentioned.

“From all of the adrenaline, I didn’t discover {that a} bullet went into my shoulder.”

Brother Elazar and Dovi were among the gunshot victims but are expected to survive.
Brother Elazar and Dovi had been among the many gunshot victims however are anticipated to outlive.

Two Israeli brothers recognized by information media as Elazar, 19, and Dovi, 16, had been among the many gunshot victims, as properly. The siblings reunited on the hospital hours later, in keeping with stories.

“My two brothers had been collectively final night time, ready for the bus,” their older brother Yair advised Channel 13, in keeping with Occasions of Israel.

“Elazar helped a lady get on the bus, and my 16-and-a-half-year-old brother Dovi was nonetheless on the bus cease when the capturing began,” Yair mentioned.

An unnamed 35-year-old mom-to-be underwent an emergency C-section after being shot in the abdomen.
An unnamed 35-year-old mom-to-be underwent an emergency C-section after being shot within the stomach.
REUTERS/Ammar Awad

“Dovi known as himself and advised [the family] that they had been each hit by a bullet, that he was acutely aware and that he was fairly properly. It calmed us down.”

The shooter — 26-year-old East Jerusalem resident Amir Sidawi — took a cab to the police station later Sunday and turned himself over to cops, the report mentioned.

Cabbie Shalom Harush mentioned he had no thought he was driving an alleged terrorist on the time.

“It’s not a superb feeling,” he advised Walla Information.

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