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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