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2 law enforcement officers shot during a July Fourth festival in Philadelphia

Two police officers were shot during a Fourth of July celebration in Philadelphia, a law enforcement source familiar with the situation told CNN. A Philadelphia Highway Patrol officer suffered a head injury and a Montgomery County sheriff’s deputy was shot in the shoulder. Both were taken to Jefferson University Hospital in stable condition and evaluated in the emergency room, a hospital spokesperson told CNN. Social media video of the incident shows large crowds of people running along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. A Fourth of July concert and fireworks celebration was taking place on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, according to the city’s official website. It’s unclear if police have arrested anyone involved in the incident, but Philadelphia police are advising people who want to be reunited with loved ones on the parkway to meet at the Free Library of Philadelphia. Everyone else has been asked to avoid the area. This is a developing story and will be updated.

Two police officers were shot during a Fourth of July celebration in Philadelphia, a law enforcement source familiar with the situation told CNN.

A Philadelphia Highway Patrol officer suffered a head injury and a Montgomery County sheriff’s deputy suffered a gunshot wound to the shoulder, the source said.

Both were taken to Jefferson University Hospital in stable condition and evaluated in the emergency room, a hospital spokesperson told CNN.

Social media video of the incident shows large crowds of people running along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. A 4th of July concert and fireworks celebration was taking place on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, according to the city’s official website.

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It’s unclear if police have arrested anyone involved in the incident, but Philadelphia police advising people who want to reunite with loved ones on the parkway to meet at the Free Library of Philadelphia. Everyone else was told to avoid the area.

This is a developing story and will be updated.

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