At least six police officers injured in Philadelphia shooting

Baku, August 15, AZERTAC

At least six police officers received gunshot wounds in a shootout in the north of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the Philadelphia Police Department (PPD) said in a Twitter post, according to TASS.

The shootout, which began at about 16:30 local time on Wednesday, still continues in the north of the city.

"SIX (6) PPD Officers shot - at area hospitals with non life threatening injuries. Additional officers also receiving treatment for non-gunshot injuries," police said without elaborating about the nature of those injuries.

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