The body of Guy Kafari, 47, who was killed in a Haifa shooting on Tuesday was laid to rest in Moshav Ofer on Thursday. Kafari was killed and Yechiel Illouz, 48, a judge on the Haifa Rabbinical Court was seriously injured in a pair of shootings, which shook the coastal city. As of Thursday night police are still conducting a manhunt for the suspected shooter and nationalistic motivations are a suspected motive.
On Thursday police raided an abandoned home in the neighborhood of Halisa, searching for the suspect. According to multiple Hebrew media reports, police suspect nationalistic motivations for the shootings. A Coastal District Police spokesman confirmed that the police have identified a suspect, however, declined to comment on the investigation stating that “all leads are being investigated”.