At least six Philadelphia police officers were shot during an active firefight in Philadelphiaâ€™s Nicetown-Tioga section and rushed to the hospital on Wednesday afternoon, the president of the Fraternal Order of Police said. Another officer suffered a non-shooting injury during the incident.
Police say the shooting happened on the 3700 block of North 15th Street around 4:30 p.m., where itâ€™s still an active scene.
Police were first called to the scene for narcotics activity, according to Philadelphia Police Capt. Sekou Kinebrew.
Sources tell CBS3 that the scene was sheer chaos as officers were taking fire. Video from Chopper 3 shows officers with guns drawn at the scene. You can hear multiple gun shots during Greg Argosâ€™ report....