A member of the Philadelphia Housing Authority Police Department was placed on administrative leave Monday after unloading her gun near Kingsessing and 58th Street in Southwest Philadelphia over the weekend, according to officials.
Police confirmed the PHA officer was off-duty at the time, but did not say what caused the incident. Officials have not identified a victim or the officer involved in the shooting. Police did confirm the officer is a woman.
Shell casings were found scattered throughout the scene and the window of a car smashed in.
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The incident is under review by the Philadelphia Police Department’s officer-involved shooting investigation unit.