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20-year-old man shot and killed on Acre street in broad daylight

A man was shot and killed on Friday afternoon in the northern coastal city of .

Magen David Adom paramedics said they arrived on Ha’Eshel Street to find Mazen Zakhur, 20, unconscious.

Medics took Zakhur to the Galilee Medical Center in Nahariya, where he was declared dead.

According to reports, police believe from an initial investigation that the shooting was linked to a criminal dispute.

Arab Israeli communities have seen a surge in violence in recent years, driven mainly, but not exclusively, by organized crime.

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Arab Israelis blame the police, who they say have failed to crack down on powerful criminal organizations and largely ignore the violence, which includes family feuds, mafia turf wars, and violence against women.

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