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Police Shooting in Philadelphia.

Discussion in 'Too Hot for Swamp Gas' started by RayGator, Aug 14, 2019.

  1. RayGator

    RayGator Moderator VIP Member

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    Shooting of Police in Philadelphia.

    Earlier, it was mentioned 6 Police Officers were shot in a location in Northern Philadelphia. Now being reported there may have been another 3 Officers who were shot. Evidently the Shooter has protection in some building for about 4 hours now. Police have been around the location where the shooter is.

    Maybe some others on TH may have some more and better info on the shooting.
     
  2. gatorknights

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  3. mutz87

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    One yesterday too. CHP officer gunned down in Moreno Valley CA (Riverside). Two others wounded.
     
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    Serving a warrant on a drug dealer.
     
  5. HallGator

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    Hopefully none of those who were shot suffered from life-threatening wounds.
     
  6. RayGator

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    Philadelphia Police Commissioner has just reported that the Shooter still has not given up. So it’s an active standoff. Evidently illegal drugs are in the house where the shooting began about 4 hours ago.
     
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    Having illegal drugs is one of his lesser problems right now.
     
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  8. RayGator

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    Just reported 2 hostages in the house too.
     
  9. LoyalGatorFan

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    I might be reading too much into this but I doubt it.....it's really sad to me how certain Trump hating posters are quick to jump on here whenever it's a "controversial" shooting by a cop on a minority but yet a story like this, it's crickets....thank you Mutz and Gatorknights for at least coming on here to acknowledge....some other people just have their outrage priorities seriously out of whack IMO...
     
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  10. cocodrilo

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    Just another benefit of the "war on drugs."

    Have they raided any wrong homes lately? Shooting family dogs? Etc., etc.?
     
  11. 96Gatorcise

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    MEH......it's a risk of the job so really no reason to comment.
     
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    That was a mess. CNN sounded more like a synopsis of a Denzel Washington movie.

    My wife’s best friend’s son recently joined the force in Detroit. She texts him after each shift still a few weeks in.
     
  13. cocodrilo

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    My hat is off to any cop. What a job. I can see why cops go bad and I can see why cops in NYC are committing suicide. They have to deal day in and day out with the human condition at its worst. No one should have to deal with that.
     
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  14. JerseyGator01

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    Thanks to epic media brainwashing, the locals are cheering on the bad guy.
     
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    Now if this guy ends up dead in jail, it will be a conspiracy and not general incompetence.
     
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    Thoughts and prayers to those who were harmed. Was the shooter mentally ill?
     
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  17. demosthenes

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    We had two sheriff’s shot (one non-threatening, the other still in hospital) responding to a situation involving a stolen gun. They were pet of the tactical unit called in because the guy was holed up. Likely their body armor helped them.
     
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  19. NavyGator93

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    While I admittedly haven't read up on the story, I was surprised that it ended with the suspect alive after he shot 6 police officers.
     
  20. wgbgator

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    Some people probably still remember that the Philly PD literally dropped a bomb on their own city.
     
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