Tiroteo en Philadelphia, shooting in Philadelphia

Avatar Abelina Tavera | August 14, 2019 60 Views 0 Likes 0 Ratings

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Al menos seis oficiales del Departamento de Policía de Filadelfia resultaron heridos durante un tiroteo que sigue activo en el vecindario de Nicetown-Tioga. Según los primeros informes, los policías de la División de Narcóticos fueron trasladados al Hospital de la Universidad de Temple y al Hospital Einstein, y las heridas que sufrieron no son mortales.

La policía dice que el tiroteo ocurrió en la cuadra 3700 de North 15th Street. Por el momento, hay una gran presencia policial y las autoridades le piden a los residentes que eviten transitar el área. Varias cuadras alrededor de la escena han sido acordonadas.

La Universidad de Temple dice que existe un bloqueo para el Campus del Centro de Ciencias de la Salud debido a la presencia policial.

At least six officers were shot Wednesday in Philadelphia’s Nicetown-Tioga area, authorities said. Police spokesperson Eric Gripp said the officers were transported to local hospitals with non life-threatening injuries.

Gripp said the shooting was still active and urged residents to avoid the area additional officers were also being treated for non-gunshot injuries, Gripp said. 

A male suspect was believed to be barricaded inside a building as gunshots were fired at officers.

Police were first called to the scene around 5 p.m. for narcotics activity, Captain Sekou Kinebrew told CBS Philadelphia.


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