3 Philadelphia police officers shot, all stable, near active scene at Broad and Erie streets

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Three Philadelphia police officers have been shot in an active situation near Broad and Erie streets.

Not much is known yet, but source say the three cops were taken to the hospital and are in stable condition. One was shot in the hand, another in the leg. The incident began around 4:30 p.m.

This is still an active situation. Dozens of cops are on the scene, ducking behind cars for cover. One officer was seen limping and rushed to a car by fellow officers. 

Police are surrounding a house on the block. Some officers may be inside. Police appear to have one person in custody.

They are urging the public to stay away from the area.


This is a developing story. Listen to LIVE updates from KYW Newsradio here.

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