Chester Officer Shot on Domestic Violence Call

Officer was shot “multiple times,” police say.

CBS Philly reports: “Chester city police officer was shot in the line of duty around 3:30 this morning. … The incident happened near 12th and Culhane streets where the officer was responding to a domestic violence report.”

NBC 10 adds:

Chester’s Deputy Police Commission Otis Blair says that the officers knocked on the door, but no one answered. That’s when the suspect appeared with a gun.

A gun battle ensued between the suspect and officers. A 10-year veteran of the force was hit in the lower left part of his body and the suspect was hit multiple times, said Blair.

The injured officer was alert and talking when he was transferred to Crozer-Chester Medical Center.


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  • buzzbye

    the trash of Chester.

  • pseudegraphia

    We hope the officer makes a swift, and complete recovery. This dangerous felon, with a long rap sheet will commit no further crimes (he is reported dead by WPVI in Philly). Just hope nobody was hurt in the house before the officers got there.

    • Chesterkid

      U don’t even know him believe half of what you see none of what you hear his past doesn’t have anything to do with his present

      • pseudegraphia

        Son, if you believe the past doesn’t play prelude to the present you neither know human nature, history, or current events. Stop thinking of life as Hollywood presents it.