Philly Cops Trapped With Gunman After Shootout Wounds Six Police Officers

Bastiaan Slabbers

This is a developing story.

At least six police officers were shot in Philadelphia on Wednesday in a dramatic shootout with a gunman who barricaded himself inside a home and trapped other officers inside, authorities said.  

Witnesses described a gun battle in the city’s Nicetown neighborhood that left the entire area on lockdown and culminated in an hours-long standoff, with dozens of police officers and vehicles swarming the scene—many with weapons drawn. 

Read more at The Daily Beast.

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