Israeli police: Gunman wounds several people in Tel Aviv bar
Israeli police officers work around the body of a Palestinian assailant after he was shoot dead after he stabbed Israelis outside Jerusalem’s Old City, Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015. Israeli police say one Palestinian assailant was killed and a second was badly wounded after a stabbing attack on Israelis outside Jerusalem's Old City. Police spokeswoman Luba Samri says the two Palestinians attacked Jewish pedestrians outside the city's Jaffa Gate. Samri says police shot both assailants. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

JERUSALEM:  Israeli police say a gunman opened fire at a bar in central Tel Aviv, wounding several people. It was not immediately clear if the attacker was Palestinian or if it was a gangland shooting.

Spokesman Micky Rosenfeld says five people were wounded in the shooting Friday afternoon. He says police are investigating the attack and that it isn’t immediately clear who was behind it.

The attack comes amid more than three months of almost daily Palestinian attacks against Israeli civilians and soldiers.

Israeli media reported that one person died and at least three were seriously hurt at the shooting. Channel 10 reported that local businesses shut as the gunman might have escaped.

Large police forces arrived at the scene, located on a main Tel Aviv street.

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