New video of Philadelphia shootout shows how suspect ambushed police

Police were serving a drug warrant to Maurice Hill when they said he began shooting at them with an AR-15-style rifle, injuring six officers and eventually surrendering seven hours later.
2:27 | 08/15/19

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Transcript for New video of Philadelphia shootout shows how suspect ambushed police
tonight, thank you. New and dramatic images emerging after the seven-hour standoff in Philadelphia. Six officers shot and a door camera across the street from the gunman's home capturing the gunfire and in addition to the officers hit we now know there were two officers trapped on the second floor of his home. He was shooting up through the ceiling at him. The gunman finally surrenders and is facing multiple accounts of attempted murder. The police commissioner calling this "Nothing short of a miracle that everyone survived." ABC's geobenitez is in Philadelphia. Reporter: Tonight, dramatic new video inside the ambush of Philadelphia police. Those officers serving a drug warrant, facing a dangerous convict armed with an ar-15 style rifle. The barrage of gunfire captured on this ring door cam obtained by our station WPVI. One officer seen tumbling down from the front steps of that house. Cover him! Cover him! Reporter: Officers grabbing another wounded officer, then ducking from the bullets to rush him to safety. Six officers shot as the bullets bounced off buildings across the street. Give me S.W.A.T. Asap! Long guns, asap. I got officers shot. Reporter: Dozens of officers swarming the home. Some evacuating children from a nearby daycare. We are still pinned down inside this location. Male is inside shooting the kitchen shooting upwards and forwards to the position of the police. Reporter: Two officers trapped a floor above the gunman telling commanders not to risk rescuing them. I'm just amazed by the ability of those two officers to remain calm for as long as they did, for hours. Reporter: Seven hours after the first shots, the suspect Maurice hill emerged in a cloud of tear gas, hands up in surrender. The 36-year-old with a long criminal record now facing six charges of attempted murder and more. The president tweeting today, "The Philadelphia shooter should never have been allowed to be on the streets. Must get much tougher on street crime!" Community leaders today joining Philadelphia's mayor in calling for gun control. Our officers deserve to be protected. And they don't deserve to be shot at by a guy for hours with unlimited supply of weapons and bullets. It's disgusting. We need to do something about it. Reporter: We don't know how hill obtained the weapons. As a convicted felon he wasn't legally allowed to have them. Meanwhile those officers are out of the hospital now. We're told they are doing well tonight. Gio Benitez in Philadelphia, thank you. New reporting in the

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