Shot that killed journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was likely fired by Israelis, U.S. says

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Yellow tape marks bullet holes on a tree and a portrait and flowers create a makeshift memorial on May 19, 2022, at the site where Palestinian-American Al-Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was shot and killed in the West Bank city of Jenin.

Officials have concluded that gunfire from Israeli positions likely killed the veteran Al-Jazeera journalist in May, but that there was “no reason to believe” her shooting was intentional.

(Image credit: Majdi Mohammed/AP)

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