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Police officer shot in West Philadelphia

The officer’s condition was not yet known.

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A police officer in Philadelphia has suffered a gunshot injury in the West Philadelphia area. The officer was transported to a medical facility for treatment of a chest wound sustained from the shooting, as per available reports.

The incident occurred at approximately 3:30 PM on Summer Street, on the 6000 block. The affected officer is a member of the Philadelphia Police Department. According to the police, the officer was able to drive themselves to Penn Presbyterian Hospital.

The current status of the officer is not yet known, nor the exact number of gunshot wounds they may have sustained.

The details surrounding the shooting are currently uncertain, and it is also not known if any individuals have been taken into custody or if there are any suspects.

This is a developing story that will be updated when more information is available.


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