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2016 Philadelphia Shooting of Police Officers September 16, 2016

2016 Philadelphia Shooting of Police Officers September 16, 2016

On September 16, 2016 at around 11:20 p.m., two police officers were shot and a suspect was killed in West Philadelphia.


The Shooting

An idenfitied female sergeant with the Philadelphia Police Department was shot several times.

[0] A University of Pennsylvania police officer was hit in the leg and buttocks.

[0] The officers were rushed to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center in stable condition.

The officers are reportedly alert and talking.

[0] Two civilians were also injured in the shooting.

One of them has been identified as a female security guard.

[0] One suspect was shot and killed.



The gunman walked up to the female sergeant’s car and just fired.

He then shot multiple times into a car, critically injuring a male and female civilian, and then continued to an alley.

There, a gun battle ignited with police.


Officers then engaged him in gunfire.

The gunman was then shot by police and was dead at the scene.


The suspect left a note saying his hatred of Police officer s. [-1] [0]


Citation Link6abc.comArticle about the incident
Sep 17, 2016, 6:38 AM
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Sep 17, 2016, 6:48 AM
Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comBullet holes on the squad car that was shot
Sep 17, 2016, 6:48 AM
Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comPolice at the scene
Sep 17, 2016, 6:51 AM
Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comPolice flooding the scene
Sep 17, 2016, 6:54 AM
Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comTweet stating note left by gunman
Sep 17, 2016, 7:07 AM