Friday, November 27, 2020
Friday, November 27, 2020

Police shoot, critically wound passenger during traffic stop

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities say police shot and critically wounded a man during a traffic stop when he tried to take an officer’s gun.

The shooting in Philadelphia occurred around 11 p.m. Saturday, shortly after highway patrol officers had stopped a vehicle that was traveling the wrong way on a one-way street.

An officer was patting down a passenger and believed he had a gun. Authorities say a struggle soon ensued and the man tried to take the officer’s gun.

The officer fired a shot that missed the man. The man then allegedly pulled out his own gun but another officer shot him once in the torso.

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The wounded suspect remained hospitalized Sunday in critical condition. His name and further details on his injuries were not disclosed.

No officers were injured.

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