At least four officers were shot Wednesday by an active shooter in the Nicetown-Tioga area, CBS Philadelphia reported. The officers were taken to a local hospital and were in unknown condition.
Philadelphia Police Sergeant Eric Gripp tweeted around 5 p.m. that the situation was still “active” and advised people to avoid the area.
Police were first called to the scene for narcotics activity, Captain Sekou Kinebrew told CBS Philadelphia.
At least two officers were shot in the arm and it’s unknown where the third and fourth officer was shot, CBS Philadelphia reported. Police said they believed the officers’ injuries were not life-threatening.
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