At Least 5 Philadelphia Cops Shot, SWAT On Scene

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At least five Philadelphia police officers were shot in the city’s Nicetown section Wednesday afternoon, officials said, prompting a massive response to the largely residential North Philadelphia neighborhood.

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NBC Philadelphia reports that at least one suspect is in custody, according to police. Officers continue to search for a possible second gunman. 

Frantic calls from responding officers came in around 4:30 p.m., according to audio obtained via Broadcastify. 

“Officer calls for everything you got. SWAT, long gun,” a law enforcement officer can be heard saying on the audio.

“I got an officer shot.”

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Social media clips of the scene show the chaos unfold…

And SWAT are on scene…

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