Monday, April 19, 2021
Monday, April 19, 2021

Philadelphia Officer DOWN After Being Shot, Rushed to Hospital

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PHILADELPHIA Police are swarming the 1000 block of Reed Street for reports of an officer down, Your Content is first to report.

According to sources close to the situation … a Lieutenant was shot just after 7 a.m. Friday. He is in stable condition at this time after being rushed to the hospital by nearby partners.

Members of the Philadelphia SWAT Team staged at a nearby Acme. The shooter was apprehended and placed in custody.

No additional information was immediately available.

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Police have scheduled a news conference to take place at 10 a.m. this morning, according to a department spokesperson.

Your Content previously reported that the officer was shot in the face and was in stable condition, but we learned that was incorrect. The officer was shot in the leg not in his face.

This is a developing breaking news story. It will be updated momentarily. Stay with Your Content for the latest updates.

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* CORRECTION NOTICE: This post was updated May 29, 2020 at 8:09 a.m. to correct a previous claim that the officer was shot in the face and in stable condition. After further investigation, an individual with the Philadelphia Police Department confirmed that the officer was shot in the leg, not the face. He still remains in stable condition.

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