Off-duty officer shoots man in Frankford

Update: Taylor is in an induced coma following the shooting, which police are still investigating. The name of the officer, who works in the 18th District, has not been released.

An incident involving a an off-duty police officer and another man is being investigated. Around 4 p.m. yesterday, an off-duty officer reportedly asked 23-year-old on the 4600-block of Worth Street in Frankford why the man was carrying gun.

Action News reports Taylor pointed his gun at officer when asked the question, prompting the officer to fire, but Taylor’s girlfriend says the incident was unwarranted. Taylor was reported to be in critical condition at Aria Health-Frankford with a gunshot wound to the chest.

No further details have been released.

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