Police officers shot two on Tuesday

    By: Tom MacDonald

    Philadelphia police officers shot two people Tuesday night, bringing the total of civilians shot by officers up to five in the first weeks of 2009. Police investigations are trying to determine whether there’s a pattern to be found in this year’s rash of officer-involved shootings. WHYY’s Tom MacDonald reports.

    By: Tom MacDonald
    tmacdonald@whyy.org

    Philadelphia police officers shot two people Tuesday night, bringing the total of civilians shot by officers up to five in the first weeks of 2009. Police investigations are trying to determine whether there’s a pattern to be found in this year’s rash of officer-involved shootings. WHYY’s Tom MacDonald reports.

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