1 Dead, 1 Injured In Shootout With Philadelphia Police
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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — One suspect was killed and another is in critical condition after a shootout with police in Philadelphia Monday afternoon.
Investigators say both suspects were wanted in connection with several recent homicides in Philadelphia.
The incident happened at about 1:15 p.m. in the 6600 block of Musgrave Street in the city’s Germantown section.
According to investigators, the FBI, working in conjunction with the Philadelphia Police Department, were searching for the two suspects wanted for questioning in connection with several recent homicides.
Authorities say the suspects, step-brothers, were holed up in a home and tried to exit through the rear of the home where they were hiding.
As the suspects exited, authorities say the suspects fired their weapons at police and police returned fire. One of the suspects was pronounced dead at the scene and the second suspect was taken to Albert Einstein Medical Center where is listed in critical condition with multiple gunshot wounds.
There were no injuries to officers.
The incident remains under investigation.