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UPDATED: 6 police officers shot in Philadelphia

At least six police officers were shot in Philadelphia’s Nicetown section Wednesday afternoon. Police say the shooting happened when a narcotics unit entered the neighborhood.

One person was taken into custody but the standoff continues.

As of 6 p.m. ET, the shooter remained active.

UPDATE: Suspect is still firing. SIX (6) PPD Officers shot – at area hospitals with non life threatening injuries. Additional officers also receiving treatment for non-gunshot injuries. Continue to avoid area. Situation is active and ongoing.

— Eric Gripp (@PPDEricGripp) August 14, 2019

The officers were transported to a hospital. Their conditions are considered non-life-threatening.