“Suspect in custody. The special forces are still clearing the house, ”he wrote on Twitter.
UPDATE: Suspect is in custody. SWAT is still clearing the house- Eric Gripp (@PPDEricGripp) August 15, 2019
Earlier in the north of Philadelphia, a shooting incident occurred. Police and special forces arrived at the scene.
It was noted that police officers conducted an operation to detain drug dealers in the building. One suspect was detained, another barricaded himself in the building and opened fire on law enforcement officials.
During the shootout, six policemen were injured. Subsequently, they were discharged from the hospital.