Police: 1 Dead After Officer-Involved Shooting In North Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (CBS)—A man has died following an officer-involved shooting in Philadelphia on Friday night.

It happened around 5 p.m. in the 3100 block of Darien St. in North Philadelphia.

Police say they responded to the scene for a theft in progress and found a man inside a woman’s red car.

When the officer approached the man, police say the suspect tried to disarm the cop. During the altercation, investigators say the suspect began fighting with a second officer and attempted to get his weapon.

Police say multiple officers opened fire as a result of the struggle.

The suspect was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead

Stay with CBSPhilly as this story develops.


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