Police officers watch as a gunman is apprehended following a standoff Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
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A gunman who opened fire on police Wednesday as they were serving a drug warrant in Philadelphia, wounding six officers and triggering a standoff that extended into the night, is in police custody, authorities said.Eric Gripp said early Thursday morning that the man was taken into custody after an hourslong standoff with police.The six officers who were struck by gunfire have been released from hospitals, Gripp said.Three people who officers had taken into custody in the house before the shooting started were also safely evacuated, police said.In police radio broadcasts, officers could be heard calling for backup as reports of officers getting shot poured in.Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney said he was thankful that officers' injuries weren't life-threatening.
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