Suspect Critically Injured After Being Shot By Police In Olney
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Police reportedly shot a suspect in the Olney neighborhood of Philadelphia on Wednesday.
Two officers reportedly stopped a GMC Denali in the 100 block of Champlost Street around 9:15 p.m.
Police say the suspect exited the car at the officers’ request and was being frisked when the man struggled with the police.
The 55-year-old suspect then reportedly pulled a gun from his waistband and pointed it at the officers. He may have fired a shot.
At that point, both officers discharged their weapons, striking the suspect multiple times.
Police say they retreived the suspect’s gun and a bag of marijuana.
The suspect is in critical condition at Einstein Hospital.
There were no injuries to police.