https://dailycaller.com/2019/08/14/philadelphia-police-shooting-standoff/

Six police officers were shot in an active shooter situation in the Tioga-Nicetown section of Philadelphia Wednesday, officials said.

Officers gathered by the 3700 block of North 15th Street in an apparent standoff. Police operators received a series of distress calls around 4:30 p.m. local time, according to NBC Philadelphia.

A witness told ABC’s Philadelphia station WPVI she heard over 100 gunshots. Temple University is close by and its Health Sciences Center Campus was reportedly under lockdown. (RELATED: 20 People Dead After El Paso Shooting, Governor Says)

“Officer calls for everything you got. SWAT, long gun,” a law enforcement officer can be heard saying on audio obtained via Broadcastify. “I got an officer shot.”

WATCH:

Democratic Mayor Jim Kenney reportedly went to a local hospital where several wounded officers have been transported, NBC 10 reported.

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