United Hatzalah volunteers treated numerous people for injuries as a result of multiple shootings that took place on Bialik Street, Herzl Street, and HaShnaim Street in Bnei Brak.
United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Motti Noiman who was one of the first responders at the scene relayed: “ I treated a single individual who sustained gunshot wounds, he was in serious condition. The Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit of the organization was dispatched to deal with several people who suffered from shock as a result of witnessing the shooting.”
United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Avi Fishman who was also one of the first responders at the scene relayed, “Together with other EMS personnel, I treated one person who suffered from gunshot wounds and was taken to the hospital in critical condition. Unfortunately, four people were pronounced dead at the scene. Our Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit was active at the scene treating multiple people for emotional shock as a result of the shooting incidents.”
Akiva Kauffman who was another first responder at the scene relayed: “While I was riding my emergency e-bike I heard gunshots. I rushed over to the scene and began treating one person in critical condition who was then taken to the hospital.”
Overall, there were five people killed, one in critical condition, and several others suffering from shock.