3 Philadelphia SWAT officers shot officer warrant, suspect killed

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — Three SWAT officers serving an arrest warrant were injured and a suspect was killed during a shooting in North Philadelphia, Action News has learned.

It happened around 6:30 a.m. Wednesday at the intersection of 8th and Brown streets.

The officers were serving a sentence on a suspect wanted for murder and other violent crimes.

Once on the property, shots were fired, striking three SWAT officers.

One officer was shot in the hip, another in the leg and the third in the chest.

The officers were taken to Jefferson University Hospital. They are listed in stable condition.

The murder suspect was also shot. He was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Action News is told officers fired their weapons during the incident.

In audio from the police radio obtained by Action News, one of the injured officers called in after being shot.

“We got two officers shot. We’re on our way to Jefferson Hospital… let them know I’ve been shot in the hip. My partner has been shot in the leg,” the officer said.

A barricade situation unfolded at the scene after the warrants were served.

Chopper 6 showed police officers bringing children out of the home.

Chopper 6 showed police officers bringing children out of the home.

Moments later, officers took two people away in handcuffs, including an adult man.

The officers took two people away in handcuffs, including an adult man.

More officers arrived at Jefferson Hospital to check on the injured SWAT members.

More officers arrive at Jefferson Hospital to check on the injured SWAT members.

This is a breaking news story. Stay with 6abc.com as more information becomes available.

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