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Several police officers shot in Philadelphia

6 monthes ago   |   By Boston Herald

PHILADELPHIA - Several Philadelphia police officers were shot Wednesday afternoon in what police said remained an “active and ongoing” shooting situation.
Philadelphia Police Sgt. Eric Gripp tweeted that a shooter remained active as of 5:57 p.m. He said there was at least one suspect firing at police officers in the city's Nicetown neighborhood.
Live video from news stations shows a massive police presence in a neighborhood with dozens of police cars and officers, many of them with their guns drawn.
Gunshots are continuing to be heard late Wednesday afternoon.
One officer appeared injured...
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Several Philadelphia Police Officers Injured in a Standoff Near Temple University

6 monthes ago   |   By NY Times

Officers were pinned down by an active shooter at a residence in North Philadelphia.
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Several Philadelphia police officers injured in active shooting incident

Several Philadelphia police officers injured in active shooting incident

6 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Several police officers were injured in an active shooting incident in Philadelphia on Wednesday, authorities said.
The police department said a suspect or suspects were firing at police.
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"Several" police officers were injured in an ongoing active shooting incident in the northern Philadelphia neighborhood of Nicetown-Tioga on Wednesday, authorities said.
The local CBS affiliate reported at least five officers were injured.
Sgt. Eric Gripp of the Philadelphia Police Department tweeted that a suspect or suspects were firing at the police, urging...
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Several officers injured during active shooting situation in Philadelphia

6 monthes ago   |   By WGN TV

PHILADELPHIA - Police said several officers were injured during an active shooting situation in Philadelphia Wednesday afternoon.
Philadelphia Police Sergeant Eric Gripp tweeted Wednesday around 4 p.m. and said the shooting situation was happening on the 3700 block of 15th Street.
Gripp warned people to avoid the area.
No further information was provided.
Shooting situation ACTIVE and ONGOING on 3700 15th St. Avoid Area. Several PPD Officers have been injured. Updates will be provided as received
- Eric Gripp August 14, 2019
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