Suspect arrested in Philadelphia shooting standoff

6:39 p.m. ET, August 14, 2019

President Trump has been briefed on the Philadelphia shooting

President Trump was briefed on the shooting in Philadelphia, according to deputy White House press secretary Hogan Gidley.

 “The President has been briefed on the shooting in Philadelphia and continues to monitor the situation," Gidley said.

Trump is on summer vacation this week.

6:08 p.m. ET, August 14, 2019

At least 6 officers shot in Philadelphia standoff

Six police officers have been shot, according to a federal law enforcement official.

The officers suffered non-life threatening injuries, the source said.

Philadelphia police said the suspect was still shooting.

6:11 p.m. ET, August 14, 2019

Suspect in standoff is still shooting, police say

Police urged residents to stay away from a Philadelphia neighborhood because shots were still being fired.

“Suspect is still firing. STAY OUT OF THE AREA," Philadelphia Police Sgt. Eric Gripp tweeted today.
5:59 p.m. ET, August 14, 2019

At least 5 police officers shot in Philadelphia

At least five Philadelphia officers were shot today, according to police Sgt. Eric Gripp.

 The officers suffered non-life-threatening injuries, he tweeted.

"Multiple injuries to Officers. 5 PPD Officers Shot - at area hospitals with non life-threatening injuries. Shooting still active. Avoid area," Gripp tweeted.
5:51 p.m. ET, August 14, 2019

Philadelphia mayor and police commissioner are en-route to Temple Hospital

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney and Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross are heading to Temple University Hospital, according to CNN affiliate KYW.

Multiple Philadelphia police officers have been shot.

5:39 p.m. ET, August 14, 2019

Temple University's Health Sciences Center is on lockdown

Temple University put its Health Sciences Center on lockdown.

Ray Betson, a spokesperson for Temple University, said the Health Sciences Center is about seven to eight blocks from the reported scene of the shooting. It's also about two miles away from the main campus.

 

5:33 p.m. ET, August 14, 2019

At least 3 police officers have been shot

Three police officers have been shot, according to a federal law enforcement source.

The condition of those three officers is unknown. The officers are a part of the Narcotics Division.

Other agencies, like the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, are on the scene assisting.