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Five Philadelphia police officers shot in drug raid

Five Philadelphia police officers shot in drug raid

15.8.2019

Five Philadelphia police officers shot in drug raid

PHILADELPHIA: Five Philadelphia police officers were shot on Wednesday (Aug 14) in a drug raid in the north of the city, and a shooter continued ...

Philadelphia Police said the officers did not have life-threatening injuries.

Local television station Fox 29 said five officers were taken to two local hospitals, while a sixth officer had been injured in a vehicle incident while responding to the shooting.

The shooter was moving up and down the interior stairs in the building shooting into the ceiling and outside, Fox 29 reported.

Television images showed hundreds of police surrounding the building, many with guns drawn, with stations saying a SWAT team was negotiating with the shooter.

Read more: CNA

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