Police investigate assault, hazmat situation in Hunting Park

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An assault call to police turned into something more in the Hunting Park section of Philadelphia. (WPVI)

An assault call to police turned into something more in the Hunting Park section of Philadelphia.

Officers responded after 10 p.m. Friday to a rooming house on the 1300 block of West Jerome Street where a man had been pistol whipped.

When they arrived to the scene, they found the victim and suspect, along with an AK-47 rifle, marijuana plants and fertilizer in a home.

Hazmat crews were brought in to test the fertilizer. It turned out to be nothing harmful.

The suspect is in custody.

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