Philadelphia Police officials gather along the emergency bay at Temple University Hospital, where a police officer was undergoing treatment after he was shot Tuesday in the Feltonville section of the city. Photograph for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.
Officer Edward Davies, 41, came out of surgery at about 5:00 p.m., according to 6ABC.
The officer was wounded at about 11:55 a.m. near 4th and Annsbury Streets in the city’s Feltonville section, according to CBS3.
Police say the gunman was arrested “after a violent struggle,” and a that weapon was recovered, according to FOX29, adding that the suspect was identified as 31-year-old Eric Torres, who suffered “minor injuries” and was in custody at Albert Einstein Medical Center, police said.
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