Saturday, August 1, 2009

Three Dead After Shooting at Tel Aviv LGBT Youth Center - by Ali Davis -

A gunman wearing black began shooting at a Tel Aviv gay and lesbian center called Café Noir Saturday night, killing three people and wounding at least eight more - other reports put the number of wounded as high as 15.

The shooter walked into the center during a meeting for LGBT teens. Most of the victims were very young, and many were not yet out to their families.

Police are searching for the gunman, and believe the incident was a homophobic attack rather than a part of the ongoing Israel-Palestine conflicts.

Tel Aviv has an active LGBT scene, but several conservative groups in Israel frown on homosexuality. Read complelte article

No comments: