Philly police officer survives ambush

Jan 8, 2016 9:10 AM by Cheryl Wengren

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A Philadelphia police officer is in stable condition after being ambushed while sitting in his police car last night.

Police Officer Jessie Hartnett was fired at 13 times, with some of the bullets hitting him and some striking his marked cruiser.

Police say Hartnett fired back, hitting the shooter at least three times.

The suspect is in custody.


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