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CBS reports at least six Philadelphia police officers were shot during a gun battle in Philadelphia’s Nicetown-Tioga section and rushed to the hospital on Wednesday afternoon, authorities say.
Another officer was injured in a car crash while heading to the scene. The scene is still active where gunfire can be heard.
The suspect reportedly live-streamed the shootout.
BREAKING: We just arrived to Temple University Hospital where multiple officers were transported after being shot in North Philadelphia. It is a very active scene here and we’re working to determine the condition of the officers. At least 5 officers injured. @CBSPhilly pic.twitter.com/ULWTk4cHpA
— Kimberly Davis CBS3 (@KimberlyDavisTV) August 14, 2019
Update: I’m on the scene now. 6th Officer has been injured. News crews are working together and moving our choppers from the scene as to not give the shooter(s) an opportunity to know where tactical units are positioned. Frequent gunshots continue. @CBSPhilly pic.twitter.com/eU969d0WfE
— Alexandria Hoff (@AlexandriaHoff) August 14, 2019
WATCH: Chopper 3 video shows a man being taken into custody after at least 4 Philadelphia police officers were shot in Philly's Nicetown-Tioga section.
— CBS Philly (@CBSPhilly) August 14, 2019
The scene is still active.
OFFICERS SHOT IN PHILLY:
-At least six officers reported shot
-At least one additional officer treated for non-gunshot injuries
-Scene still active
-Follow live updates here: https://t.co/jvKU3lmIPI pic.twitter.com/hESH6nozOE
— PoliceOne.com (@PoliceOne) August 14, 2019
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