The medical examiner's preliminary determination is that the officer died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Officers responded around 11 p.m. Friday to a disturbance call on the 12000 block of Waldemire Drive.
They arrived to find a man with a gunshot wound to the head.
He was rushed to Aria-Torresdale Hospital where he later died.
He was later identified as a Philadelphia police officer from the 24th District.
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