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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania / Shooting of Police / Standoff #1140316

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 14, 2019
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Breaking news on the shooting in Philadelphia with several police offers shot & a standoff situation going on introduced. [In press conference, police Cmsnr. Richard ROSS - talks about the male gunman still firing out windows: he refuses to come out so it is a volatile situation; how we are trying to resolve this peacefully.] [Mayor Jim KENNEY@- talks about the wounded officers.] The situation in a standoff trapping police & hostages inside the building while shots are still being fired at police updated.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; studio: Evan Perez) How police are dealing with the shooter

(s) in an incident that began with a drug case with the police caught unaware trying to escape from the building with their lives with the situation volatile discussed; are video shown.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's former police commissioner Charles Ramsey & retired FBI agent James Gagliano about the police action. [RAMSEY - offers views on police procedures in place as a man in still shooting & has no plane to surrender.] [GAGLIANO - offers views on police going in with a drug warrant, the need to negotiate with the man or use a tactical response.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Perez, Evan
Duration:
00:15:50

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