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15 Aug 2019 | 05:04 AM UTC

US: Active shooter incident ends in Philadelphia August 15 /update 2

United States of America News Alert

Police detain suspected shooter in Philadelphia following hours-long standoff on August 15; investigation ongoing

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

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Event

Philadelphia police officials confirmed that the active shooter situation has ended as of 00:10 (local time) on Thursday, August 15. The suspect has been arrested and officers are still searching the house on the 3700 block of North 15th Street. An investigation into the incident is ongoing. A heightened security presence is expected in the area in the coming hours.

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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