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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania / Shooting of Police / Hostage Situation #1140346

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 15, 2019
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Philadelphia: Gio Benitez) The hostage situation in Philadelphia with several police officers shot in ambush by drug suspect Maurice Hill, who surrendered after a long siege, featured; scenes shown from outside a house with police getting shot & audio played & of Hill surrendering. [WITNESS - talks about hearing gunshots,] The difficulty in serving a warrant discussed. [Philadelphia police Cmsnr. Richard ROSS@- praises the police officers inside the house.] Tweet from President Trump about street crime quoted. [Mayor Jim KENNEY@- says police should not be shot at by a guy with unlimited weapons.] The questions about Hill's guns & the status of the officers noted.

Muir, David;
Benitez, Gio

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