- Title: Suspect in Philadelphia police shooting standoff in custody - police
- Date: 15th August 2019
- Summary: PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA, UNITED STATES (AUGUST 15, 2019) (REUTERS) OFFICER WALKING DOWN STREET VARIOUS OF POLICE AND EMERGENCY VEHICLES ON STREET STREET CLOSED WITH POLICE TAPE
- Embargoed: 29th August 2019 06:06
- Keywords: Philadelphia shooting police injuries suspect
- Location: PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA, UNITED STATES
- City: PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA, UNITED STATES
- Country: USA
- Topics: Crime/Law/Justice,Crime
- Reuters ID: LVA003ASBVAYV
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Story Text: The suspect in the Philadelphia police shooting standoff was in custody early on Thursday (August 15), police spokesman Eric Gripp said on Twitter.
Few other details were immediately available as to how the man, identified by local media as Maurice Hill, 36, was taken into custody by police.
The standoff stretched from 4:30 p.m. (2030GMT) on Wednesday (August 14), until just after midnight (0400GMT). Six officers were wounded by gunfire after trying to serve a felony narcotics warrant to someone in a house in north Philadelphia police said.
All officers are expected to recover.
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