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Multiple police officers shot in Philadelphia; gunman is livestreaming the shooting on Facebook: Report


Multiple local news stations are reporting that the active shooter situation in Philadelphia is ongoing. Police told Fox 29 Philly that the gunman is reportedly livestreaming the shootout on Facebook.

The number of injured officers appears to have remained at six, and the injuries do not appear to be life-threatening.


A gunman opened fire in Philadelphia on Wednesday, reporting shooting at least six police officers.

CBS News reports that a gunman opened fire in North Philadelphia. According to CBS3, a gunman may still be actively shooting from inside a building in the Nicetown-Tioga section of the city. Multiple reports indicate there may be more than one suspects involved.

The police officers have reportedly been taken to Temple University Hospital. According to the report, the injuries sustained by the officers do not appear to be life-threatening.

This is a developing story and all information is preliminary. CrimeOnline will provide further updates when more information is available.