Security Videos Show Suspect in Deadly Jewish Museum Attack

Screenshot of the video footage showing the man suspected of killing three people in Saturday's deadly shooting at the Jewish Museum of Belgium.

This story was updated at 12:41pm EDT on Sunday May 25.
Belgian police released security videos showing the man suspected of killing four people in Saturday's deadly shooting at the Jewish Museum of Belgium in Brussels. An accompanying news release described the suspect, and requested that anyone with information contact authorities.
Deputy public prosecutor Ine Van Wymersch said, "We call on the whole population to help identify this person," according to the Associated Press. Belgium launched a country-wide manhunt for the suspect on Sunday.

One black-and-white video shows a man in a jacket and hat carrying multiple bags up to a doorway, before taking out a "Kalashnikov-type" gun. The man appears to drop the gun before fleeing the scene. It's unclear whether the video shows part or all of the attack, or simply the suspect's exit. Two other brief, color videos show the man walking with bags. No audio accompanies the videos.

An Israeli couple from Tel Aviv and a French woman were killed in the attack. A Belgian museum attendant died on Sunday. The suspect first shot the tourists by the entrance before continuing to the reception area and shooting the attendant, according to a statement from the museum cited by the AP.
Reports said the suspect arrived at the museum in a car before opening fire, then fleeing the scene. The museum is located in the Sablon area of Brussels, which is popular with tourists, and home to many antique shops.

Authorities questioned one person Saturday night, but ultimately determined that he was not a suspect. Officials also increased security at Jewish sites around Belgium. No motive has been officially ascribed to the killings, though officials have noted the anti-Semitic nature of the attack. Van Wymersch said that "all options are open," according to the AP.
French officials also raised security around Jewish establishments after two men were attacked as they left a synagogue in Paris on Saturday night.

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