Philadelphia police say 6 officers shot, taken to hospitals with non-life threatening injuries
UPDATE (6:34 P.M.) Philadelphia police say 6 officers shot, taken to hospitals with non-life threatening injuries.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Authorities say several Philadelphia police officers have been shot in an "active and ongoing" shooting situation in the city.
Sgt. Eric Gripp tweeted there was at least one suspect firing at police officers Wednesday afternoon.
A police spokesman confirmed the shooting in the Nicetown section of the city.
Temple University tweeted that it has locked down its Health Sciences Center Campus.
Video shows a massive police presence with dozens of police cars and officers, many of them with guns drawn.
One officer appeared injured and was taken away in a police car. Video also showed two other officers carrying a man and putting them in the back of a car.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives says numerous agents are responding to the scene to assist Philadelphia police.
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8/14/2019 5:43:10 PM (GMT -4:00)