The Latest: Philly police: Gunman had AR-15, handgun
August 16, 2019
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the standoff in Philadelphia that injured six police officers (all times local):
Philadelphia's police commissioner says a gunman who barricaded himself in a rowhouse and exchanged gunfire with police for hours had a military-style AR-15 and a handgun.
Richard Ross told reporters Thursday that police still do not have access to the crime scene because tear gas was used there, so he is not sure if there were other weapons.
Six officers were wounded in the standoff and have since been released from hospitals.
Ross said: "That was an incident unlik...