Philly police open fire on armed man

MANTUA - December 3, 2009

The strike force officer was on patrol, when he spotted a man with a gun.

The officer confronted the man near 40th and Brown streets Wednesday night and an altercation took place. The officer fired several shots, but the man escaped unharmed.

A weapon was recovered and police are investigating. Police do not think the man in the incident was injured by the officer's gunfire.

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