Police Officer Involved in Double Shooting

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    A Philadelphia police officer was involved in a double shooting near a North Philadelphia block party. (Published Sunday, Jun 15, 2014)

    A Philadelphia police officer was involved in a double shooting Sunday afternoon. Two men shot at each other at a block party in the 3200 block of Randolph Street in North Philadelphia. Police nearby heard the shots and returned fire. 

    An officer assigned to the 25th District discharged his weapon, possibly hitting one victim in the left arm. That victim was transported to the hospital and is in stable condition.

    Another victim was shot multiple times, but not by police. The second victim was transported to Temple University Hospital and is in critical condition. 

    The police officer was involved in a foot pursuit and was not injured. Both males are in police custody. 

    Check back for further details.