Gunman in Philadelphia shootout surrenders after standoff with police

Six officers were injured in an hours-long standoff with a shooter after serving him a narcotics warrant in North Philadelphia.
2:16 | 08/15/19

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Transcript for Gunman in Philadelphia shootout surrenders after standoff with police
And we begin with a terrifying standoff in Philadelphia. A shootout during a narcotics operation that left six officers wounded. In two officers were trapped inside a building with the shooter for several hours in arguably need as is right there on the scene with the latest deal. Hey there Kim it was just a frightening scene here for so many residents and officers you can see that investigators are still here they're going to be here all day long. We know that those officers who were injured are going to make a full recovery they have non life threatening injuries. The take a look at this dramatic video right now that's surrender caught on camera police say they were serving a narcotics warrant here at this home. When Maurice hill opened fire holding some officers hostage all of it played out on live TV. Bullets ricocheting off the sidewalk and nearby homes as officers crawled and routes to avoid getting hit. Listen and you could hear the bullets. The shoot out started while officers were serving hill with a narcotics war. We are. I. The situation quickly escalating when hill armed with multiple firearms. Barricaded himself inside a home. Holding two police officers hostage our. Police rushing their wounded Brothers away from the barrage of bullets. One officer limping hit in the leg another in the arm. Never thought I just sat swat teams rushing toward the home crowds of officers surrounding home on all sides. Dozens of patrol cars filling the streets the neighborhood including a nearby Temple University campus on lockdown carries so many gun. Shots several hours after the standoff began remarkably all of the officers were transported to the hospital with non life threatening injuries. Good mirror we don't have. After the hostages were released the gunman who phoned his attorney shock a Johnson. Finally agreeing to speak with the negotiators and hours later surrender. And the police chief right they're calling this a miracle and it's no wonder why because we're talking about more than a hundred bullets fired here some of these residents jumping over fences to get away from the gunfire. Just a terrifying situation. Kim. All right thank you GO for the details.

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