The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) is investigating a reported paintball attack on two young Jewish boys over the weekend as a possible hate crime.
Yanky Munitz said that his two sons, Isaac, 11, and Sroli, 13, were shot at with a paintball gun around 2 p.m. on Saturday by someone in a car traveling through the Hancock Park neighborhood in L.A. The incident occurred approximately an hour before a pro-Palestine rally was scheduled to begin about 1.5 miles away.
Munitz said his boys were targeted on Highland Avenue, a busy residential street, while with their mother. He said they were “wearing proudly their kippah” while walking to their cousin’s home for Shabbat lunch. As they approached the house, his 11-year-old son, Isaac, said he was hit with a paintball.
“Thank God it only hit him in the chest and not the eye,” Munitz told The Daily Wire. “My kids said that they didn’t hear anything shouted at them, but they were