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After shooting guards, barricading himself, American-Israeli prisoner killed at Rimonim jail


3 prison guards shot, 1 in critical condition, after Samuel Sheinbein who’s serving life for murder opened fire in a prison bathroom.

By Raanan Ben-Tsur


An American-Israeli prisoner serving life for murder was shot dead at a central Israel jail Sunday after he seized a gun and opened fire on three guards, before barricading himself in a prison bathroom. Samuel Sheinbein was killed when elite troops entered the bathroom at Rimonim prison to bring the situation to an end.

Security forces at Rimonim prison (Photo: Ido Erez)

Security forces at Rimonim prison – Photo: Ido Erez

Two of the guards, aged 30 and 35, were in critical and serious condition respectively, and the third, aged 40, sustained light wounds. Continue Reading »