By David Spunt

PHILADELPHIA (CBS)—Police in Philadelphia opened fire on a man they say was threatening to shoot officers on Wednesday night.

Credit: (CBS3)

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Authorities responded to a call for a person with a semi-automatic handgun around 7:30 p.m. in the 400 block of East Somerset Street in Kensington.

Moments after getting the call about the man with the gun, neighbors say a woman was shot.

When officers arrived on the scene they confronted the suspect who police say was pointing a gun toward officers and threatening to shoot them.

As a result, seven officers opened fire on him, including four officers with the Philadelphia Police Department and three officers with SEPTA police.

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Investigators believe the suspect shot the woman before he threatened to shoot police. The pair reportedly live together.

The injured woman and suspect were both hospitalized.

The woman, who police found in a pool of blood at a nearby home, is listed in critical condition.

According to police, there is body cam video from a SEPTA officer.

The shooting remains under investigation.

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