The occupation soldiers shot dead the Palestinian young man outside the Bab Huta in the Al-Aqsa Mosque.
They claimed that he opened fire with an automatic rifle at an Israeli soldier, who supposedly sustained serious injuries, the Israeli Channel 13 claimed.
The man’s identity remains unknown until the moment, Wafa news agency said.
The al-Aqsa Mosque compound sits just above the Western Wall plaza and houses both the Dome of the Rock and al-Aqsa mosque.
Palestinians have repeatedly warned of Israeli attempts to change the status quo of the al-Aqsa Mosque compound. Al-Aqsa Mosque is the third holiest site in Islam.