Pennsylvania officials demand action on guns after violent shootout

CBS NewsLawmakers in Philadelphia on Thursday called for action on gun reform after an hourslong standoff left six police officers wounded. The officers were left with non-life-threatening injuries, and officials said they were amazed no one died in the dramatic ...

August 15th 2019


'Nothing short of a miracle': Dramatic standoff with Philadelphia gunman ends with no loss of life

USA TODAYAt one point, with hundreds of officers pinned down by erratic gunfire, a SWAT team rescued two officers trapped upstairs with handcuffed prisoners in the north Philadelphia home. In the end, the police tactics worked as the shooter, with his hands up, was ...

August 15th 2019


Philadelphia Shooting Suspect Surrenders After Standoff

The New York TimesUpdate, Aug. 15: Here's what we know about the Philadelphia shooting. PHILADELPHIA — Six Philadelphia police officers were shot during a standoff with a gunman on Wednesday that began when they tried to serve a narcotics warrant and ended more ...

August 15th 2019


'We have to do something': Mayor calls for gun control after Philadelphia shooting; suspect identified

USA TODAYPHILADELPHIA – A gunman is in custody after opening fire and wounding six Philadelphia police officers in a tense hourslong standoff that ended early Thursday. The gunman surrendered just after midnight when police fired tear gas into the home he was in ...

August 15th 2019


Philadelphia shooting standoff lasted 8 hours. Suspect's lawyer called him to help end it

CNN(CNN) For hours, bullets flew and gunpowder wafted through the streets of North Philadelphia. Police officers trying to serve a narcotics warrant entered a row house in the Nicetown-Tioga neighborhood Wednesday afternoon. As they got toward the kitchen ...

August 15th 2019