Gunman Arrested After Opening Fire on Officers: Police

Police arrested a 37-year-old man who they say opened fire on officers in a North Philadelphia neighborhood and then fled the scene

Around 1:45 p.m., police received a call reporting a man with a gun on 11th and Sartain Street. When officers arrived, they say they found the suspect armed with a gun, possibly a Tec-9.

The man allegedly fired several shots at the responding officers before fleeing the scene on 13th and Huntingdon Street.

The suspect was found a short time later on the 2600 block of Sartain Street. During the short chase, police say the suspect dropped the gun and his identification card. He was eventually arrested and taken into custody.

No officers were struck or injured in the shooting.

The gun has been recovered, according to police.

Stay with for more details on this developing story.

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