#PhiladelphiaShooting Authorities update shooting situation in Philadelphia after 6 officers shot, w
Six police officers have been shot as authorities respond to an active shooting in Philadelphia on Wednesday afternoon, a police spokesperson said.
Sgt. Eric Gripp, who is with the public affairs unit, said in a tweet that the officers’ injuries are believed to be non-life-threatening. They are being treated at local hospitals.
A large contingent of police officers have descended upon a north Philadelphia neighbourhood to respond to the incident.
Gripp said the shooting remained active as of 5:53 p.m. ET.
“Suspect is still firing,” he said.
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