Active Situation: Police Officers Are Injured in Philadelphia Neighborhood Incident

It all started around 4:35 p.m. ET on Wednesday afternoon — and an active situation is still underway, according to reports.

“Several police officers were hospitalized after being [wounded] in Philadelphia’s Nicetown-Tioga section on Wednesday, according to officials,” as the Washington Examiner reported.

“At least four officers were hit by gunfire on the 3700 block of North 15th Street, including one shot in the hand, another in the head, and one in their arms.”

“Officers were sent to the Temple University hospital.”

See the tweets below for more information.

The situation is still unfolding; this article will be updated.

NEW: Mayor Jim Kenney says six officers injured in Philadelphia shooting are “all in good spirits.”

“Obviously, it was a very traumatic experience for them.”

— ABC News (@ABC) August 15, 2019

Multiple police officers wounded in active Philadelphia shootout, officials say

— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) August 14, 2019

The active shooter situation in Philadephia is pulling at my heartstrings.

I know that department intimately, as I was a Philly resident who they TWICE protected from ANTIFA.

Reportedly, six of them are wounded. Everyone please say a prayer for the Philadelphia Police Dept.

— Candace Owens (@RealCandaceO) August 14, 2019

#Breaking: 3 officers now being reported as shot; 1 in hand, 1 in head, 1 in arms. All at Temple Univ. hospital.

— FOX 29 (@FOX29philly) August 14, 2019

#BREAKING: One person in custody in Philadelphia shooting, someone else is still shooting at police. Philly’s mayor is on his way to Temple Hospital where officers have been taken after being shot.

— Ryan Cummings (@RyanCummingsTV) August 14, 2019

Watch above via CBSPhilly.

This piece originally appeared in and is used by permission; this article has been updated.

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