Officers are trying to communicate with the shooter in attempts to get him to surrender. Four women were escorted by SWAT and Philadelphia Police from the scene. They told CBS3 that they were inside the home on the second floor at the time of the shootout and that police saved them.
“I thank God for these cops,” one woman said.
The article goes on to state the following:
The gun battle between police and the suspect is still active. CBS3’s Greg Argos has learned the suspect has a long rifle gun and people outside their homes are being pushed back as the standoff continues.
President Donald Trump has been briefed on the situation.
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