Kiev – Ukrainian police are investigating what they believe was the premeditated murder of a 29 year old Jerusalem man on Wednesday night.
Police said that Shachroch Tornosov was killed outside Kiev’s historic Brodsky synagogue on Shota Rustaveli Street, according to Ynet reports (https://goo.gl/f3rsM5). Mobile rescue teams that raced to the site found Tornosov dead at the scene.
According to Ukrainian news sources, Tornosov’s death was a targeted assassination with the shooter fleeing the scene in a Volkswagen vehicle. A suspect who was arrested in connection with Tornosov’s death is believed to have a criminal background.
A statement released by the Israel Foreign Ministry said that it was aware of the incident which was being handled by the Israeli embassy in Kiev.