"That son of a b***h", one of the voices behind the camera is heard saying in Hebrew.
The sniper fired at him once, wounding him in the leg, after warnings shots and orders to disperse went unheeded, it said, adding that the video was taken by a soldier from another unit.
"I am convinced that everything is OK", he added, while also speaking of a "human reaction" by the soldiers confronted with a "tense situation".
Health officials in Gaza said they had no information about the man shot in the video and that his identity was unknown to them.
According to the statement, the video depicts a short part of the response to a violent riot, which included rock hurling and attempts to sabotage the security fence, and lasted about two hours. No investigation on the action of shooting an unarmed man while protesting was announced.More news: Little light snow, rain around Monday night, Tuesday morning
The soldiers who appeared in the video were reportedly identified and questioned by the IDF, and the army said the results of its inquiry into the incident would be submitted to the Military Advocate General's Office. "We guard them. We do not abandon soldiers".
He insisted Ghanaians would continue to support the cause of the Palestinian people.
Apparently, the Israelis have "even set aside" Gaza (arguably the world's largest open prison) for the Arab "refugees" (the operative word); a refugee in your own land, rather than an internally (deliberately) displaced population?
The 81-second video clip, taken by a soldier, surfaced on social media on Monday and stirred debate and censure for showing the targeting of a Palestinian who appeared to be standing still, to the sound of approving shouts and profanity by at least one Israeli soldier.
ISRAEL has denied a Ghanaian legislator entry into the East Jerusalem, Gaza Strip and West Bank over his outspokenness on the occupation of Palestine.More news: What the chemical attack in Syria means for the United States
Breaking the Silence, a group of former occupation army members who denounce and expose abuses carried out against Palestinians, agrees with Zahalka's statement.
The video has been a top story in Israel this week as it gained global attention.
The rallies are part of a six-week demonstration that will culminate on May 15, which will mark the 70th anniversary of Israel's establishment - an event Palestinians refer to as the "Nakba" or "Catastrophe".
Palestinian man Tamer Abu Daqqa, whose shooting by an Israeli sniper was captured on a leaked video, is hugged by his mother inside their home in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip on April 11, 2018. They are republished from a number of sources, and are not produced by MintPress News.More news: Gmail is getting a cleaner UI, snooze feature, smart replies, and more