Two of the victims were seriously hurt in the episode in the Old City, which emergency responders are considering a suspected terror attack.
This is a developing story.
Seven people were injured in the Old City of Jerusalem early Sunday in what emergency responders are considering a suspected terror attack. Two victims are in serious condition.
The attack follows a conflict in Gaza between Israel and Palestinian Islamic Jihad, who reached a cease-fire a week ago after dozens of people were killed. The fighting started on Aug. 5, when Israel launched airstrikes to foil what it said was an imminent attack from Gaza, and lasted for three days.
In Jerusalem on Sunday, an ambulance service, Magen David Adom, said that it received a report of a shooting involving a bus at 1:24 a.m. local time. First responders found two men with gunshot wounds on a bus that had stopped in the middle of a street near the Western Wall. Next, they found four more men with gunshot wounds at a parking area nearby. The seventh victim, a woman, was also treated for gunshot wounds shortly thereafter.
All the victims were conscious and were sent to hospitals for further treatment.
It was not immediately clear how many attackers were involved in the shooting. The police are searching the area, local news media reported, and have cordoned it off.