The Latest on several police officers shot in Philadelphia, PA


A Philadelphia Police sergeant said officers are attempting to communicate with a shooter that has fired at police, wounding at least six officers.

Sgt. Eric Gripp tweeted Wednesday evening that police are “imploring him to surrender and avoid further injuries.” The shooting situation remained active at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

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Authorities say police were serving a warrant in the Nicetown-Tioga neighborhood before gunfire started around 4:30 p.m. None of the injuries are considered life-threatening.