Active Shooter In Philadelphia, At Least 5 Cops Hit

An active shooter has terrorized a street in Philadelphia and injured many officers in the process authorities said.

The shooting happened on Wednesday afternoon and appears to have been preceded by a drug bust, NBC Philadelphia reported.

At least four Philadelphia police officers were shot in the city’s Nicetown section Wednesday afternoon, officials said, prompting a massive response to the largely residential North Philadelphia neighborhood.

At least one suspect is in custody, according to police. Officers continue to search for a possible second gunman.

Frantic calls from responding officers came in around 4:30 p.m., according to audio obtained via Broadcastify.

“Officer calls for everything you got. SWAT, long gun,” a law enforcement officer can be heard saying on the audio. “I got an officer shot.”

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