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


Suspect arrested in Philadelphia shooting standoff

CNNSuspect arrested: A suspect has been arrested after barricading himself for hours in a house in Philadelphia, in a shooting standoff with the police. Officers and civilians trapped: Two officers and four women were trapped in the house with the suspect for ...

August 15th 2019


Multiple police officers wounded in 'potential hostage situation' in Philadelphia, officials say

Washington PostThis is a developing story and will be updated. PHILADELPHIA — At least six police officers have been shot in a standoff that unfolded in a north Philadelphia neighborhood early Wednesday evening, authorities said. Gunfire broke out after police served a ...

August 15th 2019


Philadelphia Police Officers Wounded In Gunbattle With Barricaded Shooter

NPRUpdated at 9:22 p.m. ET. Six Philadelphia police officers have been shot and others injured in a gunbattle with a barricaded person in an incident that authorities describe as "active and ongoing." The wounds are described by a police spokesman as ...

August 15th 2019


Six Philadelphia officers shot in active standoff with gunman holed up in house

NBCNews.comAt least six Philadelphia police officers were shot Wednesday afternoon in an active standoff with a gunman holed up in a North Philly house. A large police presence responded to a shooting incident at about 4:30 p.m. local time in a residential area of the ...

August 14th 2019