Suspect arrested in Philadelphia shooting standoff
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.