Two Philadelphia officers shot, saved by equipment; man in custody after standoff.

Two Philadelphia police officers were shot but uninjured early Wednesday,…

Two Philadelphia police officers were shot but uninjured early Wednesday, and a man was in custody following a standoff that lasted several hours, police said.

The officers were protected by their equipment, said police spokeswoman Officer Tanya Little. One was shot in the chest and was wearing a bullet-proof vest, she said; the other was shot in the head but was wearing a helmet.

Another Philadelphia officer, Kevin Gorman, was shot on December 10, Little said. About 4:36 a.m., police got a tip that the Gorman suspect might be at his residence, she said. Officers responding to that location were fired upon.

The suspected gunman was barricaded in his basement for a few hours, but a man was taken into custody about 7:25 a.m., police said. The man had a self-inflicted gunshot wound to his neck, according to police. Authorities have not confirmed his identity or determined that he is the suspect in the Gorman shooting, Little said.

Source: CNN

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