WASHINGTON, Aug. 14 (Xinhua) -- At least three police officers were wounded in a shooting Wednesday afternoon in the U.S. city of Philadelphia, according to local media.
The shooting took place in the Nicetown-Tioga area of the city, along the 3700 block of North 15th Street. Aerial pictures of the scene showed dozens of police at the residential neighborhood, with heavy equipment being brought to the site.
At least three police officers have been rushed to a nearby hospital with a fourth potential injury.
Eye witnesses told local TV channel WPVI at least one hundred shots were heard.
As the event is unfolding, the number of people injured is likely to increase.