Two police officers were shot and wounded outside a suburban Philadelphia home on Wednesday, according to multiple reports.
The cops were responding to reports of a shooting at the home in East Lansdowne, local ABC affiliate WPVI reported. When they arrived, a shooter opened fire. Shortly afterward, the home went up in flames.
Incorrect: that’s the swat team positioning a blitz fire ground monitor on the involved-house.
Firefighters would’ve started protecting the delta-side exposure first, probably. The house that isnt a total loss yet. pic.twitter.com/ApeLVA2IqN
— Shane B. Murphy (@shanermurph) February 7, 2024
Initial police conversations indicated an 11-year-old girl had been shot inside the home, local Fox affiliate WTXF reported.
Both wounded officers were transported to a local hospital, where they were conscious and responding, according to WPVI.
Officers and emergency responders surrounded the burning residence as the standoff continued late into the afternoon.
This is a developing story.