PA - Philadelphia shootout, multiple officers shot, 14 August 2019 *Arrest*

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    Philadelphia police respond to active shooting situation | Daily Mail Online

    BREAKING NEWS: Philadelphia police respond to active shooting situation that has left at least four officers injured

    At least five cops have been injured in active shooter situation in Philadelphia

    Situation unfolded along 3700 block of North 15th Street Wednesday afternoon

    Officers could be seen crouching behind police cars on the blocked off street
     
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    Up around 15th and Erie, not far from Temple hospital. SWAT unit called in, 4 officers injured so far. What a mess.
     
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    Dana Scully Don’t mess with this special investigator ;)

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    Several officers wounded in shooting in Philadelphia
    Philadelphia police swarmed the area near a shooting in the city where several officers were injured, Sgt. Eric Gripp said Wednesday via Twitter.

    “Shooting incident 3700 N 15th Street. Suspect/(s) firing at police. Large police presence. AVOID AREA,” he wrote. “Several PPD Officers have been injured.”

    Gripp said the “shooting situation” was active and ongoing.

    Gripp, a spokesman for the public affairs office, also asked media helicopters to “pull back.”
     
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    LIVE VIDEO:

    At Least 4 Philly Officers Shot, Massive Police Response
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    At least one suspect is in custody, according to police. Officers continue to search for a possible second gunman.

    Frantic calls from responding officers came in around 4:30 p.m., according to audio obtained via Broadcastify.

    "Officer calls for everything you got. SWAT, long gun," a law enforcement officer can be heard saying on the audio. "I got an officer shot."

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    SkyForce10 was over the scene as an unidentified gunman fired at dozens of officers nearly 30 minutes after police descended on the corner of 15th and Butler streets.

    [...]

    Mayor Jim Kenney is on his way to the hospital. A lockdown is also in effect at Temple University's Health Sciences Center campus. The school put out an alert for students to take a shelter in place.
     
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    Scary!

    I hope this is resolved fast.

    jmo
     
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    Dana Scully Don’t mess with this special investigator ;)

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    Police: Gunman shooting at police officers in Philadelphia

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    Video shows a massive police presence with dozens of police cars and officers, many of them with guns drawn.

    One officer appeared injured and was taken away in a police car. Video also showed two other officers carrying a man and putting them in the back of a car.

    The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives says numerous agents are responding to the scene to assist Philadelphia police.

    Reports: Multiple Philadelphia police officers have been shot
    At least five police officers were shot following an incident in Philadelphia, according to reports.

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    According to WPVI officers have guns drawn near a home.

    Police confirm to KYW, they were first called to the scene for narcotics activity.
     
  11. Gardenista

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    :mad::mad::mad:

    Christie Ileto
    @Christie_Ileto
    FOP president John McNesby just told us there are 6 cops shot, and the suspect is picking off cops
    @6abc

    Christie Ileto on Twitter
     
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    I am speechless.
     
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    SandyQLS may your life be filled with armadillos

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    6 officers injured so far, heavy armored Swat unit moved in. There is an army of police there. I know people in the Philly police. Hope they are ok.
     
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    NBCNewsRadio on Twitter
    One suspect is barricaded in a home in Philadelphia after a shooting that left as many as five police officers hurt.
    5:48 PM - 14 Aug 2019
     
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    MassGuy The Monsters Ain’t the Ones Beneath the Bed

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    Shades of Dallas, in 2016.
     
  18. Inthedetails

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    I will hope for their safety with you.

    This is very disturbing. (understatement, I know)

    jmo
     
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    At Least 6 Philadelphia Police Officers Shot During Active Firefight In Nicetown-Tioga Section, FOP President Says
    At least six Philadelphia police officers were shot during an active firefight in Philadelphia’s Nicetown-Tioga section and rushed to the hospital on Wednesday afternoon, the president of the Fraternal Order of Police said. Another officer suffered a non-shooting injury during the incident.

    The officers were taken to Temple University Hospital, where dozens of officers have surrounded the hospital.

    Police tell CBS3 that the injuries the officers sustained are believed to be non-life-threatening.

    Police say a male shooter is still inside the property at scene. CBS3 reports that police have entered the building where the suspect or suspects are still inside.

    [...]
     
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    Yes. I keep thinking the shooter is shooting from above - like in Dallas IIRC.

    jmo
     

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