Philly police officer wounded in gunfire exchange with man

Philadelphia Police Department van

(Miguel Martinez/Billy Penn)

Authorities in Philadelphia say at least one man exchanged gunfire with police as he was getting off a bus and an officer suffered a graze wound.

The shooting happened Thursday morning right outside a Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority bus in the city’s Wissinoming neighborhood.

SEPTA spokesman Andrew Busch said police pulled over the bus and when the alleged gunman got off, the shooting began.

He said there were about 15 passengers on the bus but no injuries were reported.

Police spokeswoman Tanya Little said a police officer suffered a graze wound but no more information was available.

A press conference was announced outside a Philadelphia hospital but the timing is unknown.

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