PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A Philadelphia police car was struck by gunfire as a block party disperses in the city’s Summerdale section. The chaos erupted late Saturday night at Brill Street and Summerdale Avenue.
Police say someone in the crowd pulled out a gun an opened fire, striking an occupied police car.
BREAKING: An occupied Phila. Police cruiser was shot twice at 800 Brill. The shooter then rode off on a 3-wheeler after knocking a patrol officer to the ground, hitting his head, acc’d to PD. He was transported to the hospital. Shooter was apprehended. @CBSPhilly
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An armed man on a motorcycle then took off, knocking a police officer to the ground.
The officer hit his head but is expected to be okay.
Police caught up with that man and took him into custody.