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VIDEO Philadelphia police commissioner surprised standoff did not end violently

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VIDEO Philadelphia police commissioner surprised standoff did not end violentlyVIDEO Philadelphia police commissioner surprised standoff did not end violently

VIDEO Philadelphia police commissioner surprised standoff did not end violently

Edition of 69 news starts now.

Good evening.

I'm wendy davis, ron vaughn has the night off or stats 6 the city of philadelphia still reeling from yesterday afternoon to violence.

6 officers were shot while trying to serve an arc.

Local state and federal officials are once again calling for gun control.

>>wfmz vocal now is live in philadelphia city hall >>and when he during a press conference around 2 o'clock this afternoon.

The police commissioner said the shooter murray's hill admitted to him during the standoff that he had been arrested before.

Now is not going back to jail.

Also during that press conference governor tom wolf us senator bob casey in several state and local officials said the gun reform has to happen now and you can stop with background checks.

Assault weapons have to be than this as a neighborhood where the shooting happened tries to recover.

>>that was an incident unlike anything i've seen in my 30 years with that many police officers were struck by gunfire.

>>philadelphia police commissioner richard ross is 34 year-old murray's hill.

He used ar 15 assault rifle to shoot 6 officers wednesday night and that have been nice town section of the city.

But couldn't say how many rounds were fired.

And now basketballs and bikes, a typical summer streets e a shattered by police tape as nearby residents like yvette evans are still trying to come to grips with the violence that erupted in their neighborhood on that's just not good a good thing you know we've got to stop with more love.

>>the community.

Officers went door to door offering food and checking on residents as remnants of tear gas remain, i'm very grateful that to got to him surrendering and no one was killed.

Lisa hancock was one of the employees at the nearby shake rattle and roll learning center who watched over 20 kids during the shooting would just try to keep them happy and that know that if i didn't know harm's way that you know they're going to say in homes in total 9 officers were hurt with 3 being injured on the way to the scene however, no one else was including the gunman.

Philadelphia mayor jim kenney praise the department in an afternoon press conference in the face of what could have been a horrific tragedy.

>>the peaceful resolution of the incident marks one of the finest moments in the history of the philippine police department.

>>and during that press conference at police commissioner also said that a young man was shot in the head and killed on the south side of the city the exact time the shooting was happening on the north side of the city now governor what was expected.

To sign an executive order about her being about gun reform now supposed to happen today he postponed at it tomorrow.

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