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14 Aug 2019 | 09:33 PM UTC

US: Active shooter situation reported in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania state) August 14

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Police respond to active shooter situation in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania state) August 14; 3 police officers reportedly injured; further details still emerging

TIMEFRAME expected from 8/14/2019, 12:00 AM until 8/15/2019, 11:59 PM (America/New_York). COUNTRY/REGION Philadelphia

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Event

Police are responding to an active shooter situation in northern Philadelphia (Pennsylvania state) as of 16:30 (local time) on Wednesday, August 14. The incident is reportedly taking place near the 3700 block of North 15th Street, where three officers were reportedly injured. Police have advised individuals to avoid the area as the incident was still ongoing as of 17:00 on Wednesday.

A heightened security presence is to be expected in the abovementioned area over the coming hours. Further details are still emerging. Avoid the affected area.  

Advice

Individuals in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania state) are advised to monitor developments, avoid the affected area, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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