Philly officer hurt in foot chase

September 24, 2009 11:44:41 AM PDT
A Philadelphia Police officer is hospitalized after being hurt while chasing a shooting suspect in Port Richmond.It happened around 12:00 p.m. Thursday in the area of Amber and Ontario.

Police responded to a shooting in the 3300 block of Amber Street, where A 22 year old male was found shot in the head and neck. He was taken to Aria Hospital Torresdale Division in stable condition.

A 54 year old SWAT officer was taken to Temple University Hospital for a back injury when he fell chasing the shooting suspect. He is in stable condition at Temple University Hospital.

The suspect was arrested a short time later. He has not yet been identified.


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