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    Suspect in Deadly Tel Aviv Shooting Identified
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    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks to the media, Saturday Jan. 2, 2016, as he visits the popular bar where a gunman opened fire on Friday, in the coastal Israeli city of Tel Aviv.

    The man suspected of killing two people and injuring seven others outside of a cafe-bar in Tel Aviv was identified by police Saturday as the search for him ramped up for a second day, NBC News reported. 

    Security camera footage showed Nasat Melhem on Friday wearing protective eyeglasses and a windbreaker while causally browsing dried fruit at a health food store in the Israeli city's downtown, police said.

    Melhem, described as a 31-year-old Israeli-Arab, then pulled a machine pistol from his backpack, stepped onto the pavement and started spraying bullets.