Israeli forces shot dead a Palestinian man on Sunday after the man allegedly stabbed and injured an Israeli police officer near Damascus gate in occupied East Jerusalem, an Israeli police spokesperson said.Micky Rosenfeld said the alleged attacker was a 38 - year - old Palestinian from the Nablus district of the northern occupied West Bank, while local sources identified the man as Baseem Abdul - Rahman Mustafa Salah. The Israeli police officer who was injured is reportedly in light to moderate condition, a Magen David Adom medical service spokesperson said. Witnesses near the near scene told Ma ' an that Israeli police shot the Palestinian man at least 11 times during the incident, adding that Israeli forces did not allow medics to reach him.Recommended:Israeli forces gun down Jewish settler, mistaken for a Palestinian At least 100 Palestinians have been killed since the start of last month, the majority of whom were killed during attempted, alleged, and actual attacks on Israeli military and civilians. Nineteen Israelis have been killed in attacks during the same time period.