BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Baltimore County Police Department and Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan are showing their support for the Philadelphia Police Department and praying the injured officers a speedy recovery,
Six Philly police officers were shot Wednesday during a standoff with a suspect in the Nicetown-Tioga neighborhood.
The gun battle and standoff started around 4:30 p.m. when police were serving a narcotics warrant on the 3700 block of North 15th Street in Philadelphia around 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday. The suspect was taken into custody around midnight.
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— Baltimore County Police Department (@BaltCoPolice) August 14, 2019
Gov. Larry Hogan also tweeted his support of their police: “We stand in solidarity with the Philadelphia Police Department. This is another reminder of the risks and sacrifices our law enforcement officers make every day to keep us safe.”