Suspect hauled from police shooting on gurney

SUMMERDALE - December 22, 2010

Police say /*Nasuil Martinez*/, 20, is the man they were they were trying to find at around 3 a.m. Wednesday morning when they raided a home in the 800 block of East Sanger Street in the Summerdale section of the city.

Because of the proximity of the Samuel Fels High School to the location of this morning's police incident, authorities have called off classes for today.

Martinez is wanted for the December 10 shooting of Philadelphia Police Officer /*Kevin Gorman*/, 33, a 3-year veteran of the force. He was treated at the hospital and released a few hours after the incident.

During the raid Wednesday morning, the two SWAT officers who were hit were saved by their protective equipment. One bullet fired at an officer's chest, deflected off of the officer's bullet-proof vest. The other officer's protective helmet kept him from getting shot in the head. Both officers are fine.

A group of SWAT officers has formed a perimeter around the house.

Police say the suspect has opened fire from the basement and officers have returned fire.

The shooting involving Officer Gorman happened around 2:15 a.m. Friday, December 10 near the 3300 block of North Howard Street near Westmoreland Street in North Philadelphia.

Authorities say Gorman was on routine patrol with his partner when they saw a car speeding the wrong way on Allegheny Avenue with four people inside.

The officers turned around and chased the car. It stopped a short time later and one person in the back seat of the car got out and ran.

Officer Gorman chased after him as the suspect climbed over a fence near Hope and Howard streets.

As Officer Gorman climbed the fence after him, there were gunshots and Gorman was hit in the shoulder with bullets from a .45 caliber weapon.

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