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Timestamp8/22/14 8:18
Date Searched26-May-14
StatePA - Pennsylvania
CityWest Philadelphia
Victim's Age24
Victim's GenderMale
RaceUnknown
Hispanic or Latino OriginUnknown
Hit or Killed?Hit
Armed or Unarmed?Armed
WeaponHandgun
SummaryPolice shot an armed man in West Philadelphia on Monday evening. Arriving officers located the man and approached him. They repeatedly asked him to drop the weapon. Police say the man turned and pointed the gun at the officers. Multiple officers then fired at the armed man, striking him in the arm and leg. "After being shot, the suspect dropped his weapon and tried to flee from police, but police apprehended him," Philadelphia Chief Inspector Scott Small said.
Source Linkhttp://6abc.com/news/police-shoot-armed-man-in-west-phila/78729/
ShootingsYes
County State PA - Pennsylvania
Year2014